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Mental Health & Addictions Service, Kaupapa Māori

Programmes

Taranaki Stop Smoking Service

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - smoking cessation, Face to face smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori - smoking cessation

Regions

Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

The Smoking Cessation Referral pathway is simple. People are referred via best practice (GPs), a smoking cessation form (TDHB) or TSSS referral form (all other referrers including self-referrals).

Accepted Referrers

  • Any other health Provider
  • Anyone (The person being referred must give consent)
  • You or your Family/Whānau
  • Whānau

The TSSS team keeps referrers informed of a person’s progress. Email  for more information, phone 06 759 7314, 027 6432752, see the Facebook page taranakistopsmoking or ask your GP.

Description

The Taranaki Stop Smoking Service (TSSS) is delivered by qualified Quit Coaches providing group programmes, clinics or one-on-one support.  The service is free, confidential and we can come to you at any time - wherever you are.  

We know quitting is tough and group programmes enable you to give up with family, friends or work colleagues. Chances are, if those around you are determined to break the habit, you will be too. The programme includes weekly support and on enrolment we can provide free patches, lozenges and gum as well as advice on vaping.

For more information please view the Tui Ora website

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 1:16PM on January 20, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Tui Ora - Mental Health & Addiction Services.