Stopping smoking

Every year, thousands of people manage to stop smoking so 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.

There are now many ways to get help quitting so you can choose a method that suits your lifestyle.

You are four times more likely to be successful if you use face-to-face support from the new: 

It’s FREE, flexible and run by NHS experts who have already helped thousands of people across Yorkshire to stop smoking.

The benefits of stopping smoking

  • in just 24 hrs, the poisonous carbon monoxide has left your body
  • your risk of cancer, heart and lung disease is reduced
  • your general fitness is improved
  • you will improve your fertility levels and your chance of a healthy pregnancy and baby 
  • improved lifestyle
  • you will save money – count up what you spend in a year
  • you will improve your breathing and general fitness
  • the appearance of your skin and teeth will improve
  • you will get rid of that stale tobacco smell from your hair, skin and clothes
  • your home and car will smell fresh and stay clean longer
  • you will reduce the risk of fire in your home

Benefits to your family

  1. you will protect the health of those around you by NOT exposing them to second hand smoke
  2. you will reduce the chances of your children suffering from bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma attacks, meningitis and ear infections
  3. you will have more money to spend on your family

Support

Smokers in Doncaster can choose to pick and mix their support from:

  • face to face support in a local and convenient quit shop
  • telephone support from trained advisors, available seven days a week with extended opening hours
  • online support using Yorkshire Smokefree’s innovative online quit tool which is available 24/7

Get some help to quit smoking by:

  • calling 0800 6126663
  • visit Yorkshire Smokefree website
  • Dial 03306601166 free from mobiles
  • Pregnancy Stop Smoking Service telephone number is 01302 876290
  • The under 18's Stop Smoking Service telephone number is 01302 640032
  • Smokefree NHS

For NHS approved apps please visit our smokefree apps page

More information

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Last updated: 05 November 2018 12:19:43