How to Quit.
What is offered, where and by whom?
Stopping smoking is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. If you’re ready to stop smoking, we’re ready to help. We provide stop smoking support have eight sites across Tai Tokerau. Our stop smoking service offers face-to-face support which can be provided in an individual, whānau/family or group setting. We provide free nicotine replacement therapy to support you on your journey to quit/become smokefree. This includes gum, lozenges and patches. We can also advise you about other non-funded stop smoking medicines available.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Where to get it
Toki Rau Stop Smoking Services provides FREE nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). This includes gum, lozenges and patches. We can also advise you about other non-funded stop smoking medicines available.
What it costs
NRT is free from Toki Rau Stop Smoking Service providers. There will be a $5 dispensing fee if you access NRT via Quitline, your GP or pharmacist.
How to use it
Using patches, gum and lozenges for eight weeks can double your chances of quitting. They will reduce your cigarette cravings without damaging your health. They work by replacing some of the nicotine you usually get from cigarettes or tobacco.