Help to quit smoking this January
January is here and if you're considering starting 2022 by quitting smoking the NHS can offer help and support.
Stopping smoking is one of the best things you will ever do for your health.
When you stop, you give your lungs the chance to repair and you will be able to breathe easier. There are lots of other benefits too – and they start almost immediately.
Ways to quit
Many people try to quit smoking with willpower alone, but it's much easier to go smoke-free with the right help. There are lots of support options available, try a combination that works for you.
- Create a personal quit plan
- Read up on stop smoking aids
- Find your local stop smoking service
Download the free NHS Quit Smoking App
Use the NHS Quit Smoking app to help you quit smoking and start breathing easier.
The app allows you to:
- track your progress
- see how much you're saving
- get daily support
If you can make it to 28 days smoke-free, you're 5 times more likely to quit for good!
Did you know?
Stopping smoking not only improves your physical health but also is proven to boost your mental health and wellbeing. Quitting can improve mood, and help relieve stress, anxiety and depression.
For loads more information visit https://www.nhs.uk/better-health/quit-smoking