Butt Out Today!
Are you ready to quit tobacco?
We can help!
Join us for a 1 hour Butt Out session where we'll discuss how to quit using tobacco for good! We'll give you some insight on the journey ahead, give you the tools and support you'll need to succeed in what will surely be one of your biggest challenges yet.
Call (613) 996-4315 or email the Health Promotion Team at OttawaHealthPromotion@forces.gc.ca to book your session.
What's in it for me?
Carbon monoxide levels in blood drops
Oxygen level in blood increases
May reduce chance of heart attack
Nerve endings may regrow
Ability to smell and taste enhanced
2 Weeks to 3 Months
Walking becomes easier
Lung function may increase up to 20%
The risk of heart disease is reduced by half
After 15 years
The risk is similar to that of persons who have never smoked
Quitting is good medicine!
For people with heart disease
Quitting smoking reduces the risk of repeat heart attacks and death from heart disease by 50% or more
For people with peripheral artery disease (poor circulation to the legs)
Quitting smoking improves ability to exercise and increases overall survival
For people with ulcers
Quitting smoking reduces the risk of recurrence and improves short-term healing
Smoker's Helpline: 1 877 513-5333 │ www.breakitoff.ca