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Tobacco Cessation 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?

8 hours
Carbon monoxide levels in blood drops
Oxygen level in blood increases

24 Hours
May reduce chance of heart attack

48 Hours
Nerve endings may regrow
Ability to smell and taste enhanced

2 Weeks to 3 Months
Circulation improves
Walking becomes easier
Lung function may increase up to 20%

1 Year
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