Leave the Pack Behind
|Record #: HAM1600||Last Full Update: 05 Jun 2018|
|Public Comments||The office does not accept walk-ins|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Site Location||University and College campuses across Ontario|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Wy, Plaza 514
St Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
|Intersection||Isaac Brock Blvd N and Sir Isaac Brock Way|
|Mailing Address||c/o Leave the Pack Behind|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable - Information and resources are accessed online, through local public health units and/or university and college health units|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||A tobacco control program that offers young adults smoking and quitting information, personalized support, and quitting resources. It includes the “wouldurather” contest, free 8-week treatment of nicotine patches/gum (while supplies last) and age-tailored quit smoking booklets.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy -- Young adults may be eligible for 8-weeks of free nicotine patches or gum for free, delivered to their door. Orders must be placed online through the Leave The Pack Behind’s online ordering platform.
Self-help Books -- LTPB’s mini-booklets are evidence-based and proven to work for young adults. These booklets offer tips for dealing with people who nag them to quit and offers information about quitting and strategies that help handle nicotine withdrawal and control cravings.
The annual contest -- Young adults can choose to quit, cut back, or stay tobacco-free for a chance to win up to $5,000 in the January contest. The contest has been proven to increase young adults’ odds of becoming tobacco-free! For more information: https://wouldurather.ca/
|Eligibility||Young adults living in Ontario|
|Application||Contact for information|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Service Categories||Smoking Cessation ~ Young Adults ; Tobacco Use Education/Prevention ~ Young Adults|
|Office Phone||905-688-5550 ext 4992|