How to Access Group Support Sessions

Group Support Sessions take place via telephone the first Monday of every month at 7:00pm PST. 

Registration is not required, but we prefer that people register for the Group Support sessions by calling a Quit Coach at 1-877-455-2233 so that we know how many people to expect.

To call into any of the Group Support sessions, please:

Call: 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Upcoming Group Support Sessions

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Dealing with Difficult Situations

December 2021 Group Support Session
7:00pm
Monday December 6, 2021

Difficult situations in the quit process often include stressful situations, social gatherings, boredom, alcohol, and routines. Join us to learn more about these difficult situations and what coping strategies will increase chances of success with managing them.

Call 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook Event

Past Group Support Sessions

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Creating a Quit Plan

November 2021 Group Support Session
Creating a Quit Plan

7:00pm
Monday November 1, 2021

A Quit Plan is a personalized strategy to help prepare for setting a quit date, reflecting on the reasons for quitting, choosing a quit method, and planning ways to cope with cravings and withdrawals. Join us to learn more about the steps involved in creating a Quit Plan to help stayed focused and increase success to remain smoke-free.

Call 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook Event

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Alternative Therapies

October 2021 Group Support Session
Alternative Therapies

7:00pm
Monday October 4, 2021

Alternative therapies describe approaches that can be successful based on individual experience, but there is no available research to support them. Join us to learn about alternative approaches to quitting smoking including acupuncture, hypnosis, laser therapy, herbal supplements, and meditation.

Call 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook Event

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Depression Related to Quitting Smoking

September 2021 Group Support Session
Depression Related to Quitting Smoking

7:00pm
Monday September 6, 2021

There is an association between the emotions, thoughts, and behaviours related to depression and nicotine withdrawal after quitting smoking. Join us to learn about the impact that nicotine withdrawal can have on the body and brain after quitting, as well as practical coping techniques.

Call 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook Event

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E-Cigarettes/Vaping and Quitting

August 2021 Group Support Session
E-Cigarettes/Vaping and Quitting

7:00pm
Monday August 2, 2021

Join us for a packed hour of all things vaping! You will learn about the history of the E-Cigarette, what it is, and how it works. We will discuss the health and safety risks, side effects and some interesting statistics from the Public Health Agency of Canada, including current legislation. We will even share how you can reduce the risk if you are vaping. This will be a fantastic discussion!

Call 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook Event

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Benefits of Quitting and How the Body Heals

July 2021 Group Support Session
Benefits of Quitting and How the Body Heals

7:00pm
Monday July 5, 2021

It is important to discuss the benefits of quitting, because there are so many, such as health, financial, psychological and extrinsic benefits. Because our health is so important, we will talk about what happens the first day you quit up to the first weeks, months and even years. There are payoffs the longer you remain tobacco-free! Join us and be motivated to heal.

Call 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook Event

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Quitting Smoking and Cancer Care

June 2021 Group Support Session
Quitting Smoking and Cancer Care

7:00pm
Monday June 7, 2021

Join us as we explore the association between cancer and tobacco use. We will talk about the ways to improve outcomes in cancer care and how making changes with smoking behaviours helps cancer treatment. Special considerations will be outlined for vaping, Covid-19, and secondhand smoke in cancer care. We’ll also discuss next steps for those looking to quit smoking

Call 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook Event

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Pharmacotherapy and the Potential Side Effects

May 2021 Group Support Session
Pharmacotherapy and the Potential Side Effects

7:00pm
Monday May 3, 2021

This is a pharmacotherapy 101 Session, where we will help you to understand the product options and their potential side-effects. We will talk about common myths and misconceptions and the truths about Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) use and additional considerations. Join us to learn about pharmacotherapy and how it may be helpful for you.

Call 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook Event

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E-Cigarettes / Vaping and Quitting

April 2021 Group Support Session
E-Cigarettes / Vaping and Quitting

7:00pm
Monday April 5, 2021

Join us for a packed hour of all things vaping! You will learn about the history of the E-Cigarette, what it is, and how it works. We will discuss the health and safety risks, side effects and some interesting statistics from the Public Health Agency of Canada, including current legislation. We will even share how you can reduce the risk if you are vaping. This will be a fantastic discussion!

Call: 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

Join the Facebook event

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COVID-19 and Quitting

March 2021 Group Support Session
COVID-19 and Quitting

7:00pm PST
Monday March 1, 2021

This informative session will explore the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on quitting smoking. Research on the association between smoking and risk of COVID-19 is discussed, and what people can do to reduce harm and increase chances of quitting. A group discussion on coping strategies to overcome challenges will be one you won’t want to miss!

Call: 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

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Relapse Prevention

February 2021 Group Support Session
Relapse Prevention

7:00pm PST
Monday February 1, 2021

In this helpful session, we will learn about relapses and the difference between a slip and a relapse. We will make aware the common situations that cause relapse and discuss some of the theories behind them. We will share some strategies on what to do if a relapse happens to you, and how to cope to avoid further relapses. Come prepared to have a good conversation, or just listen and learn!

Call: 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

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Your Smoke-Free Life: What to Expect

January 2021 Group Support Session
Your Smoke-Free Life: What to Expect

7:00pm PST
Monday January 11, 2021

This session will review the barriers to quitting and motivating oneself, what you can realistically expect and how you can prepare to quit. We’ll discuss helpful supports, strategies, and new routines. We’ll learn about the benefits and financial incentives of a tobacco-free life. Let’s overcome challenges and move on to improved health and freedom from stigma!

Call: 1-877-385-4099
Enter Participant Access Code: 4356609#

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Dealing with Difficult Situations

7:00pm PST
Monday December 7, 2020

Difficult situations along your quit journey can include stress or other challenges, social gatherings, boredom, alcohol, and changing routines. Learn new strategies to help you navigate these difficult situations and increase your chances of success.

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Creating a Quit Plan

7:00pm PST

Monday November 2, 2020

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Alternative Therapies

7:00pm PST

Monday October 5, 2020