Choose the support that's right for you

Many smokers want to quit but aren't sure about the best way to go about it. There's lots of free support on offer and by using the support that's right for you, you'll be boosting your chance of quitting.

Thousands of people have quit for good with our help and studies show that you're up to four times more likely to quit successfully if you use a combination of stop smoking medicine and specialist help and support from your local Stop Smoking Service.

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Choose your support

There's lots of free support on offer, from local face-to-face services to advice on the phone and online chat.

Read about support services

Using e-cigarettes to quit smoking

Stop smoking medicines

The NHS offers stop smoking medicines free on prescription to help you quit.

Read our guide to stop smoking medicines

You're never far from expert advice and it can be as simple as dropping into your local pharmacy.

Other ways to quit

Other ways to quit, such as hypnotherapy, don't have as much evidence behind them so we don't know for sure that they work, and they're not available on the NHS for that reason.

This section gives you the information to help you decide if they are right for you

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What will quitting be like?

What to expect once you stop smoking and how to prepare for a successful quit.

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Got a question about quitting?

Our FAQs page has the answers.

Visit the FAQs page

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How did they do it?

Ex-smokers reveal how they've stayed off tobacco.

Watch video case studies