Contemplating quitting smoking? Congratulations on taking the initial step towards a healthier you. Quitting smoking stands among the most impactful decisions for self-care, substantially reducing the risk of a myriad of health conditions.
Beyond the potential extension of your lifespan, breaking free from smoking elevates your overall quality of life. Experience improved breathing, increased energy levels, and a sense of tranquility.
We acknowledge that the path to quitting is often challenging and may involve multiple attempts. However, success rates notably rise with support, such as that provided by our Smoking Cessation Program.
Unlocking a Smoke-Free Life
Our Smoking Cessation Program, tailored for each individual, embraces a holistic approach. By addressing physical, functional, and psychological facets of health, we delve into the diverse factors contributing to chronic pain. Anxiety, depression, or even foot-related issues may underlie chronic pain, emphasizing the effectiveness of our comprehensive approach.
Crafting Your Personalized Plan
At Activa Clinics, our commitment to personalized healthcare extends to our Smoking Cessation Program. Initiating with a detailed discussion about your medical history, smoking patterns, concerns, symptoms, and health objectives, we shape a bespoke plan for your journey to becoming smoke-free.
Comprehensive Treatment Options
Your custom plan encompasses various treatment options:
- Behavioral therapy
- Nicotine replacement therapy
- Prescription medications
- Support groups
Our extensive range of services caters not only to smoking cessation but also addresses associated concerns. Nutritionists and physiotherapists assist with diet and exercise programs to mitigate weight gain, while mental health professionals provide coping strategies for stress or depression linked to nicotine withdrawal.
Remember, the sooner you quit, the better. However, it’s never too late to embark on this transformative journey. Even quitting at age 50 can yield approximately six additional years of life expectancy compared to continuing to smoke.
Book Your Appointment
Cost and CoverageJust like most of our treatments, our Smoking Cessation Program are covered by extended health plans, such as coverage you may have through work. So these programs are usually available at little or no cost to you. If you don’t have coverage or are unsure, give us a call and we can help. We can also provide our treatments at competitive rates. If you qualify for the Ontario Drug Benefit Program it includes coverage to help you quit smoking:
- up to a year of pharmacist-assisted counselling (talk to your pharmacist or health care provider)
- drugs (Champix or Zyban) if you are age 18 years or older