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Smoking Cessation

Tobacco Addiction Recovery Program (TARP)

New cycle starting October 26th 2022

  • TARP is run through the Capacity Building Team at the SJHH West 5th location

  • This group is for individuals with anyone with mental health concerns who are interested in quitting smoking

  • Eligibility Criteria:

    • Must smoke cigarettes

    • Must be registered to SJHH

    • Must be a resident of Ontario

  • Up to 26 weeks of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is available for participants through the CAMH STOP Program

  • 8-week group covering topics including: managing cravings, understanding addiction, relapse prevention, goal setting, exercise and nutrition. Upon completion of the 8 weeks, participants return every two weeks for a check-in and to receive additional NRT


Referral Process:

  • Practitioners:

    • Complete and fax referral 

  • Self-Referral

    • Call 905-522-1155, ext. 39124 for more information​


 Hamilton Smoking Cessation Resources


Online Smoking Cessation Resources

  •  The Lung Association: Journey 2 Quit (PDF)

  • Live Free of Second-hand Smoke (PDF)

  • On the Road to Quitting: Guide to becoming a non-smoker (for Young Adults) (PDF)

  • On the Road to Quitting: Guide to becoming a non-smoker (PDF)

  • Help Someone Quit: One Step at a Time (PDF)

  • For Smokers Who Don't Want to Quit: One Step at a Time (PDF)

  • You Can Quit: One Step at a Time (PDF)

  • Quit 4 Life Handbook (PDF) 

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