The Leave the Pack Behind program cares about everyone’s health and environment when it comes to smoking, social smoking, alternative tobacco products, smoking cessation, physiological effects of smoking and much more.

For more information on Tobacco, come see our Tobacco – Health Promotion Specialist in UCU203 or email us at


Smoking Cessation Resources

Leave the Pack Behind (LTPB): A tobacco control program that offers young adults smoking and quitting information, personalized support, and quitting resources – all for free! It is funded by the government of Ontario.

Ottawa Public Health - Quitting Smoking: Numerous services, programs and agencies in Ottawa provide assistance when you are ready to quit smoking.

University of Ottawa Heart Institute: Canada’s largest and foremost heart health centre dedicated to understanding, treating, and preventing heart disease.


  • Crush the crave : A free app that helps you stop smoking.
  • Break it off: An app that helps you through those moments of weakness, so you can get over your smoking relationship.

Upcoming Events

Yoga: Feb. 25th from 5:30-6:30pm in 90U Room 140

Global Health Break: Feb. 26th from 9:30-10:30am in UCU203

Happy Hour: Feb. 26th from 2:00-3:00pm in UCU203

Meditation: Feb. 27th from 5:00-6:00pm in 90U room 152

Reiki: Feb. 28th from 9:00am-12:00pm (20 minute appointments) UCU203

ActiveU: Feb. 28th from 1:00-2:00pm in the UCU Terminus

Active on Ice: Feb. 28th from 1:30-2:20pm in the Sports Complex

Cooking Demo: Feb. 28th from 2:00-3:00pm in UCU203

Pet Therapy: Mar. 1st from 11:00am-12:00pm in 90U room 152

Visit the calendar or follow us on Facebook for more info.

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Health Promotion
UCU 203
Tel: 613-564-3950 ext.290

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