The Canadian Cancer Society reaches out to Canadian youths by launching a new Health Canada funded program which takes advantage of social media..
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The New Hampshire Tipline, which provides free counseling for those trying to quit smoking, is working in collaboration with the state’s Department of Health and Human Services to further help those trying to quit. The Text for Tips program sends customized text messages to people who have signed up for the program and who have [...]
The new Nicorette Support facebook application is maximizing on social netowrking by personalizing the user’s journey to quitting smoking and helping the quitter feel like part of a supportive community. It considers each person’s quit timeline, reasons for quitting, smoking triggers and craving patterns. It can also help quitters find a quit buddy who has [...]
A new program introduced by Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion is offering a free 5 week nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) program to Ontarians that need help quitting. It’s called the smoking treatment for Ontario patients, or STOP. It’s objective is also to ascertain [...]
Shepell-fgi, through its Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is helping its employees quit smoking by upgrading its Stop Smoking Centre’s online component. Now it’s more interactive and includes tips, tools, and a network of healthcare professionals and peers available around the clock. A Nicotine Dependency Test and Quit Meter is also included in the program, that tracks [...]