Quit smoking

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

There has never been a more important time to quit smoking. Join the thousands around the country who are quitting for their health and their families, and #QuitforCovid.

The One You Kent service can support you.

If you are already quitting with our help, our trained advisors will continue to support you via telephone or video call.

If you are thinking about quitting, we can offer telephone or video support. Please complete our One You Kent referral form, call 0300 123 1220 or email oneyou.kent@nhs.uk and an advisor will contact you. Alternatively you can get the NHS Smokefree app.

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If you want more information about the national #QuitforCovid campaign, visit the Today is the Day website.

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you'll ever do for your health.

Local quit smoking support

You’re far more likely to quit if you have face to face support.

Find out where to get free, face-to-face support in your local community. We offer Quit Clubs and one-to-one sessions across Kent. No lectures, just professional advice and support when you need it the most.

Find local quit smoking support

Stop smoking medication

You can even get stop smoking medication such as patches, gum or tablets (Champix and Zyban) on prescription – if you don’t pay for your prescriptions then they are free!

Quitting when pregnant

If you’re pregnant you can get specialist help and support to help you to go smoke free, including home visits in some areas. We won’t judge you, or lecture you, we’re here to help.

Read about quitting smoking when pregnant

We know that quitting smoking can be tough, but if you're ready there's lots of support and advice to help you stop for good.

What happens when you quit

If you can stay smoke free for 28 days you're 5 times more likely to quit for good.

No matter how long you've smoked for, quitting can improve your health straight away. Changes begin within 48 hours, just take a look at what happens once you put out that final cigarette.

Stub out and see the benefits