Leading practices in smoking cessation for persons living with mental illnesses and/or addictions

Review results about Canadian smoking cessation programs for people living with mental illness(es) and/or addiction, now with data from 2018 to 2019

The next update for these results is planned for Spring 2020.

Reaching less than 5 per cent of Canadians smoking by 2035 will require both broad, population-based approaches as well as focused approaches for populations with higher rates of smoking.

Learn more about the following highlights from this second edition:

  • Alignment of existing smoking cessation programs with Canadian evidence-based guidelines
  • Information about adaptations to smoking cessation services, including quitlines and coverage of quit smoking aids by province and territory
  • Smoking cessation programs developed by, with and for people living with mental illness(es) and/or addiction by province and territory

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