Quit For Good In 2015

January 2, 2015

Huron County, ON – Use the new year as the beginning of a new you!

January is the most popular month for smokers to try and kick the habit. If your new year’s resolution is to quit smoking, the Huron County Health Unit can help. The Health Unit is offering STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) workshops throughout January to help you reach your goal.

“If you’re ready for a change and looking to make 2015 the year you become smoke free, STOP workshops are a great opportunity to take that first step,” says Public Health Nurse Julie Verch. “The workshop shows you how to make your own personal quit plan and gives you tips on how to cope with cravings. It also provides information on nicotine replacement therapy and how to properly use it.”

Eligible participants can also receive five weeks of free nicotine patches as part of the workshop.

Workshops take place in Clinton on January 13 and January 22 at 6:30 pm. Pre-registration is required so please register early!

STOP workshops are held by the Huron County Health Unit in partnership with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

To learn more, see if you’re eligible and to register, call the Huron County Health Unit at 519-482-3416 or 1-877-837-6143.


For more information:

Our media contact is: Rita Marshall, Communications Co-ordinator, 519-482-3416 ext. 2023 or rmarshall@huroncounty.ca

Our spokesperson is: Julie Verch, Public Health Nurse

For more information contact:

Susan Cronin, County Clerk
519.524.8394 (ext 3257)