Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking can be a difficult process, but it is possible!

National non-smoking week is Jan. 17 to 23, 2016 click here to learn more about it!

The Lung Association can support you by providing you with valuable information about quitting smoking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get Support!

Did you know that people that seek out support are two times more likely to be successful at quitting?

Alberta Quits

Alberta Quits is a unique online service that provides quitters with the tools and support to be successful. This interactive website allows you to connect with others and share stories and strategies, chat online with experts, create an individualized quit plan and much more! Alberta Quits is offered free of charge to all Albertans.

Do you live in the Calgary area?

Get connected with a Calgary Co-Op Tobacco Reduction Educator near you. These educators provide FREE tobacco cessation counselling!


QuitCore is a free support group offered in cities across Alberta. This program is run by trained QuitCore instructors that will teach you the techniques to help you quit for good.  The program includes eight support sessions that are offered in the evenings. Visit Alberta Health Services to find out about sessions offered in your area.

Smokers’ Helpline  1-866-710-QUIT (7848) 

Smokers’ Helpline offers free, confidential, one-on-one time with a trained quit specialist over the phone. Specialists answer any questions you have about quitting, whether you want advice on medications, how to cope with withdrawal, or tips on staying smoke-free after you’ve quit: Smokers Helpline is there to help you. Call 1-866-710-QUIT (7848) to get started today. 

Share Your Story!  Many Canadians are going through the same difficult but rewarding process of quitting. Share your story with others, or read about other’s experiences with quitting.

Be a buddy! 


Page Last Updated: 13/12/2015