Tobacco Reduction Program - West Kootenay Boundary

Offers assistance to

  • Prevent tobacco use, especially amongst children and youth
  • Help those who want to quit using tobacco products
  • Protect people from the health effects of second-hand smoke

Works with school districts, educators, Aboriginal communities, local governments, community organizations, physicians and other health professionals to reduce tobacco use.

Contact the Tobacco Reduction Program for the latest information on:

  • How to draft an effective smoke free bylaw
  • The traditional use of tobacco as a sacred plant
  • ┬áStarting a quit-smoking group at a youth centre
  • Training the counsellors at a school to provide brief cessation advice
  • Integrating tobacco use screening into a practice
  • Other tobacco reduction topics

Address / Contact Info

Nelson Health Centre
333 Victoria Street Nelson, BCV1L 4K3

Phone Numbers

Tobacco Reduction Coordinator : (250) 505-7232
Toll-free : 1-877-221-3388
Fax : (250) 505-7211

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Web Links

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This program was last updated on 26 Apr 2019.