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If you have made the decision that you want to stop smoking, you have already made the first steps towards a healthier you! Well done.
There is lots of help available to guide you through the process of stopping smoking.
FREE support is provided by Stop Smoking Wales – a great NHS service there to help people quit smoking, which quotes that:
“smokers who use the service are 4 times more likely to stop smoking, than those who go it alone”
If you want to quit smoking and use the help available to you, contact Stop Smoking Wales directly either via their website or by calling FREE on 0800 085 2219.
Why quit smoking?
There are many reasons why you may want to quit smoking, ranging from health and social benefits through to the cost. Learn more from Stop Smoking Wales on why it would benefit you to quit smoking here.
Top tips for coping
It can’t be denied that it can be difficult to stop smoking. However, Stop Smoking Wales will provide you with all the tools you need to achieve your goal.
Read their top tips for coping here.
It is possible to quit! Hearing other people’s stories of how they have managed to quit smoking successfully can sometimes be a real help and motivate you to start your journey. Read about people in Wales who have kicked the habit here – they did it, so can you.
Word from our GP
“Take one day at a time, stay positive and remember that it will get easier!”
Things to remember
“1 in 2 smokers who use Stop Smoking Wales are still not smoking 2 weeks later.” (StopSmokingWales.com, 2016)
You will save a huge amount of money – calculate how much here.
“Smokers who use the service are 4 times more likely to stop smoking, than those who go it alone” (StopSmokingWales.com, 2016)
There are huge health benefits to stopping. Watch a video about how much Tar enters your body here.