Tobacco Control

Available Resources

Tobacco control toolkit




This seven-hour training program targets interveners who guide smokers through the process of quitting. It was developed by the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec, and translated into English for English-speaking interveners in First Nations communities. Learners can view the modules at their own pace and choose topics in the order they wish. To sign up for the program and receive your access code, please email with the following information:

  • Name
  • Title
  • Community
  • Email

Training credits


This training meets the criteria of the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec and the Centre de formation continue of the Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé of the Université de Sherbrooke, which grants up to seven credits (0.7 CEC).

Social workers

This training also meets the requirements of the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des membres at the Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec. Seven continuing education hours (CEH) can be granted.

Other professionals

This training could provide hours of continuing professional development. Please refer to the specific criteria and conditions of your professional order, if applicable.

If you have questions, please contact us: 418-842-1540 or


Survey on the Use of Tobacco

In this chapter, the First Nations Longitudinal Health Survey (2008) provides a more thorough analysis of smoking habits among First Nations.

Read the chapter on the use of tobacco