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Information Links for Canadian Youth

Youth Voices

An interactive website designed by youth for youth. Youth share opinions and get advice from peers at the discussion board, "Hot Talk".
Hey! Glad to see you again. The Movement's really growing, so we've added some new tools and opened some more rooms. Make sure you check them out.

No Smoking Room
A safe place to help you live smoke-free. This site was created for girls, by girls.

Joe Chemo
Meet Joe Chemo, a camel who wishes he'd never smoked. This is the official site of Joe Chemo, where you can test your Tobacco IQ, get your Smoke-o-Scope, and more.

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Information for Parents

Lift the smokescreen: talk to your kids about tobacco
Tips and suggestions on how best to talk with your child about tobacco from the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Cutting Through the Smoke - A Parent's Guide to Talking to Your Kids About Tobacco
A government of Manitoba website aimed at helping parents have a conversation with their child or children about tobacco. This guide has six steps to help parents initiate the conversation as well as maximize its effectiveness.

Smoking and your teenager
Find out how to help your teen remain smoke-free without interfering with their need to make their own life decisions.

Do you want to quit smoking? Try these websites

Health Canada - Quit for Life
Did you know that it takes more than will power to quit smoking? It takes skills and support, as well as your own motivation to quit. The new Quit4Life (Q4L) web site can help you to quit smoking ... for life.

Online or by phone, available free-of-charge to all British Columbia residents, quitnow combines effective methods for quitting smoking with a powerful individualized program that is available anytime, anyplace.

Leave the Pack Behind (LTPB)
Leave The Pack Behind (LTPB) is a comprehensive, age-tailored, tobacco control initiative for young adults on post-secondary campuses. LTPB seamlessly integrates cessation, protection, prevention, and industry denormalization activities to: promote smoking cessation among occasional and regular smokers, protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke, and expose tobacco industry tactics that keep people hooked on its deadly products.

So you want to quit smoking? This site will explain how to quit smoking and suggests a tried-and-tested method to free yourself from your smoking habit. There are two versions of the site, one for teens (in French only) and the other for adults. Both propose an interactive method, including tips to quit smoking without gaining weight, a self-help forum, a chat room and other tools to keep you motivated during the process.

Smokers Help Line (SHL)
Smokers' Helpline is a free, confidential service operated by the Canadian Cancer Society offering support and information about quitting smoking and tobacco use.  Smokers' Helpline serves six provinces and one territory in Canada, including: PEI, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Yukon..

Don't Quit Alone! Science-based quit smoking strategies, expert resources, and thousands of former smokers will help you stop smoking, and stay stopped.