Has anyone used Smokers' Helpline "Text messaging/Live chat, and if so, what has been your experience of it so far?
If you have not yet used it, or would like to try it out, here is how to register:
Text Messaging (Ontario Residents Only)
Receive up to 13 weeks of supportive text messages on your cell phone.
Support is offered around:
- Preparing to Quit
- Coping with cravings, withdrawal symptoms and stress
- Identifying quit tips and aids
- Staying motivated and maintaining your quit
You also have the ability to text certain keywords for additional supportive messages:
Edgy, Craving, Alcohol, Smokers, Stress, Motivate, Slip
Text "Stop" if you want out of the program
Live chat support via text message- Launched March 2018
A client who has registered for text (i.e. they have to text "iquit" first, and accept service by either providing a quit date or the word “thinking”) can now text the word "CHAT" during our contact centre hours to engage in live chat.
Steven (Quit Coach)