Mental Health and Addictions with Nova Scotia Health offers no cost educational and cessation programs.
In Kings and Annapolis County, Kris Garby, Community Health Worker specializing in Nicotine Addiction Treatment is available to chat with anyone who is concerned about their own or someone else’s smoking. Call her directly at 902-365-1715 or email her at .
Mental Health and Addictions, NSHA, Annapolis Valley:
Please call 1-855-273-7110, Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 (excluding holidays) to access any service at any Valley site (Kings and Annapolis Counties)
Nova Scotia Tobacco Free:
811 (Nova Scotia) offers free advice and guidance on withdrawal symptoms, quitting methods, dealing with slips and relapses, managing stress, dealing with cravings and asking for support. Text SMOKEFREE to 1-902-700-7700 to enroll in a stop smoking motivational messaging program. You can also visit their website at tobaccofree.novascotia.ca
These links are provided for your convenience and information. Smoke Free Kings does not endorse, nor are we responsible for, the content of external sites.
Smoker’s Helpline is a website for anyone thinking about quitting or cutting back on their smoking. The website offers a free online quit program and a toll free helpline for confidential one-on-one support.
Smokefree.gov is for anyone thinking about quitting, preparing to quit, or trying to remain smoke free. The website offers a free step-by-step quit guide, tools to help in the quitting process and information about topics related to smoking.
Smoke Free Women is specially aimed at helping women who are thinking about or trying to quit smoking. The website offers a free online quit guide, information on topics associated with quitting smoking and a way to connect with other women who are also trying to quit smoking.
Specially aimed at helping teens who are interested in quitting smoking. The website provides information on how decisions, mood, social life, and triggers play into smoking and the quitting process. The site also includes information about health, second-hand smoke, and fitness. The website offers a variety of tools to use if you want to quit smoking or are already smoke-free and want to stay on track.
There are many online resources that help you quit or reduce your tobacco use.