Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Publications & Resources

March/April 2008

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Special Section: 10 years of BPGs

Susan Trevisan says it takes more than a nicotine patch to quit smoking.

The public health nurse and tobacco treatment specialist at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit sees up to five people every day who are trying to say good-bye to cigarettes. It’s her job to help them understand how and why the brain remembers the good feelings that come from taking a long drag on a cigarette.