Every year, thousands of people manage to stop smoking. You can
do it too.
Stopping smoking is the one single thing you can do to
dramatically increase your chances of living a longer life.
Help to stop smoking
You don't have to go it alone. Get free help from your local NHS
Stop Smoking Adviser and you'll be four times more likely to
successfully stop smoking than by willpower alone.
You can work with a trained adviser alone or in a group. Your
adviser will give you advice about Nicotine Replacement Therapy and
other stop smoking aids available on prescription.
Find your nearest free NHS stop smoking service.
Reasons to quit
To improve your health
There are many reasons to stop smoking.
People who choose not to smoke have a lower risk of suffering from
illnesses such as heart disease, strokes and lung cancer.
To improve the health of those around you
smoke can seriously damage the health of those around you. It
increases the risk of lung cancer and heart disease and increases
the risk of cot death in young children.
Over time the amount of money that you spend on smoking mounts
up. Find out
how much money you could save by stopping smoking with the
Improve your social life
Smoking has become anti-social. Do not let your social life
suffer by not quitting.