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<div class="ExternalClassD0925DAABF084CA881006E74DE03217C"><div class="desc">Initiates and supports initiatives related to smoking cessation, smoking prevention and protection from second-hand smoke. The program's goal is to reduce the burden of tobacco use to the community through building capacity within individuals to quit smoking or reduce the amount that is smoked. Initiatives include providing smoking cessation training, supporting smoking prevention education in schools and distributing tobacco reduction related resources. Contact nearest Tobacco Reduction Coordinator to learn more about services available.</div></div>5000 Joyce Avenue 241(604) 485-3305<div class="ExternalClassD84C307A179C49FA9F0E8D918B009183">Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.</div>(604) 485-3310V5Z 4C2BC49.2637363,-123.11800449999998<div class="ExternalClass53928CD7DF3E488FB265F8E7284F08C8"><p></p><div><div class="mb5"><ul><li><p><a href="http://www.vch.ca/public-health/environmental-health-inspections/tobacco-vapour-products-control/tobacco-vapour-products-reduction/cessation-%28intervention-treatment%29">Cessation (intervention & treatment)</a><br></p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.quitnow.ca/" target="_blank">QuitNow</a> - BC’s free quit smoking service available to all B.C. residents. Funded by the government of British Columbia and managed by the BC Lung Association. Access <a href="https://quitnow.ca/community-and-support/get-free-quitnow-coaching">free QuitNow Coaching</a>.<br></p></li><li><p><a href="https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/health-drug-coverage/pharmacare-for-bc-residents/what-we-cover/drug-coverage/bc-smoking-cessation-program" target="_blank">BC Smoking Cessation Program</a> - Helps eligible B.C. residents stop smoking or using other tobacco products by covering 100% of the cost of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products (e.g., specific nicotine gum, lozenges, patches), or covering some of the cost of specific smoking cessation prescription drugs.</p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.fnha.ca/wellness/wellness-and-the-first-nations-health-authority/wellness-streams/respecting-tobacco">Respecting Tobacco</a> - First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) </p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/qtsmk" target="_blank">Quitting smoking</a> - HealthLink BC<br></p></li></ul></div></div></div>Powell River Community Health Centre

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