The Nicotine Dependence Clinic
offers several specialized outpatient treatments for anyone who wants
to quit or reduce their tobacco use.
We offer assessment, medical
consultation, group counselling and medications to quit/reduce smoking.
Our clinic provides service to clients with concurrent substance use
and/or mental illness as well other medical conditions.
- A psycho-education session on how to develop a quit plan
- Weekly structured and open ongoing support groups
- Workshops on various topics such as nutrition, physical activity and other topics promoting overall health
- Consultation with a physician, nurse and/or pharmacist specializing in tobacco cessation.
Contact Access CAMH, CAMH’s centralized intake line, to register
for our “Getting Started” workshop which provides introductory
information and strategies for quitting or reducing tobacco use. Clients
can meet with a therapist to complete an assessment and develop a
treatment plan which may include group counselling, additional workshops
and/or smoking cessation medications.
Referral Required: No.
Access CAMH contact: (416) 535-8501, press 2
For all other Clinic information contact: (416) 535-8501, Ext. 77400
Training in Tobacco Cessation: The Nicotine Dependence
Clinic through the TEACH Project funded by Smoke Free Ontario offers a
University-accredited certificate program in intensive tobacco
interventions for health care providers. Information about courses and
workshops can be found at www.teachproject.ca.
STOP Study: The STOP Study is funded by Smoke Free Ontario and
evaluates different methods of distributing free Nicotine Replacement
Therapy to Ontario smokers. For more information visit www.stopstudy.ca
Pregnant or Post-Partum Smokers: The PREGNETS project provides information on quitting or reducing tobacco use while pregnant or post-partum. Visit www.pregnets.orgfor more information.
– For more information on clinical guidelines for smoking cessation or
to learn how you can participate in the guidelines project, please visit
Those interested in participating in research can visit http://www.nicotinedependenceclinic.com/ for a list of current projects recruiting research subjects.