Health Care Providers

The majority of people who use tobacco want to quit. As a health care provider you can make a difference and help your clients quit smoking in just a few minutes by using the 5A Model of Minimal Contact Intervention. 


Do you smoke or use tobacco products of any kind?


As a health professional, the most important advice I can give you is to quit smoking


Assess the stages of change, Pre-contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, Maintenance 


Offer cessation support with a referral or program information


Refer to the eligible program 

You Can Make it Happen

“You Can Make it Happen” is a source of information, tools, and resources about tobacco cessation for healthcare providers. The website is provided by Public Health Units and Smokers’ Helpline.

Visit the You Can Make It Happen website to find the following:

  • Information about  Nicotine Replacement Therapy
  • Integrating the 5A’s into your daily practice
  • Resources tailored to your practice setting
  • Resources for clients
  • Training opportunities for staff
Currently, our waiting list is longer than usual as our program undergoes some changes. We will do our best to connect with new clients as quickly as possible. In the meantime, please explore the other options on the page for more immediate support.