Stop smoking

Get help NOW to stop smoking

Want to stop smoking? Find out practical, quick and simple steps you can take NOW to quit successfully.

10 health benefits of stopping smoking

Quit smoking and you'll be healthier, your skin will look better, and you'll have better sex.

Stop smoking treatments

Find out about the medications that can help if you want to stop smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Champix).

NHS stop smoking services help you quit

Using an NHS stop smoking service is free and will massively boost your chances of quitting.

Using e-cigarettes to stop smoking

Find out about e-cigarettes and how to use them to help you stop smoking.

10 self-help tips to stop smoking

Some small changes to your lifestyle may help you resist the temptation to light up.

Stop smoking without putting on weight

Most people put on weight when they quit smoking, but you can take these steps to prevent piling on the pounds.

Stopping smoking is good for your mental health

Being smoke-free helps relieve the symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression.

Stop smoking: coping with cravings

Control your cigarette cravings with self help tips and stop smoking treatments.

10 myths about stop smoking treatments

Find out 10 common myths about stop smoking treatments, and the truth behind them.

What to do if you relapse after quitting

Don’t be put off trying to quit if you relapse. The key is to learn from what went wrong so you’re more likely to succeed next time.

Passive smoking: protect your family and friends

How to protect others from secondhand smoke. Includes advice on e-cigs.

Paan, bidi and shisha

Paan, bidi and shisha all have health risks. Get help quitting using these leaflets in Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi and Gujarati.

Lung cancer: are you at risk?

The facts about lung cancer, including how to tell if you're at risk, even if you don't smoke

Stop smoking in pregnancy

Find out how smoking affects your baby when you're pregnant, and the support available to help you stop