Stopping Smoking

Smoking weakens our lungs and makes it harder to breathe. Quit smoking to feel better, save money and breathe easier.

10 Self-Help Tips to Stop Smoking

  1. Think Positive
  2. Make a plan to quit smoking
  3. Consider your diet
  4. Change your drink
  5. Identify when you crave cigarettes
  6. Get some stop smoking support (See below)#
  7. Get moving
  8. Make some non-smoking friends
  9. Keep your hand and mouth busy
  10. Make a list of reasons to quit.

For more information from the NHS visit NHS 10 self-help tips to stop smoking or NHS Quit Smoking


Further Help and Advice

Helpline: 0300 123 1044, open Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm and Saturday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm.

If you prefer to phone or text: Call Mon-Fri between 9am and 5pm on 0300 100 1000 or TEXT ABL to 62277 (free)


Try your local pharmacy. They may be able to signpost you to your local Stop Smoking service. Some pharmacies also offer this service themselves.