Be Smoke Free

Who can help me quit smoking?

Need some help to kick the habit and give up smoking for good? Check out the help and services available to help you.

1. Live Well

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Have you tried to give up smoking before and lapsed? Quitting really is one of the best things you can do for your health. You'll be less likely to suffer from lung disease and have more money in your bank account, not to mention your breath and clothing will smell a lot fresher!

If you’re ready to say so long to smoking, then Live Well - our FREE 12-week programme designed to help Croydon residents improve their health and wellbeing – can help!

Our advisors are specially trained in helping people to tackle unhealthy habits, which could be having a negative impact on their daily life or affecting relationships with family and friends. If you have struggled in making these changes in the past, our Live Well programme can help you to succeed - this time for good.

Over 12-weeks, our advisers will:

- Offer support to help you quit smoking – you’re four times more likely to do so with a helping hand!

- We can offer telephone or video call support alongside nicotine replacement therapies to boost your chances of success

For more information on our Live Well service click here.

Or, find out if you are eligible by completing the JustBe Health Checker.

2. NHS Smokefree

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Looking to speak to someone about your quit attempt? Call the FREE NHS smoking helpline on 0300 123 1044

Speak to a smoking adviser by using the NHS Smokefree webchat service.

Get free support through email, SMS text message or the NHS Smokefree App by completing this quick and easy form. 

3. Quit by myself

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Some people prefer to try and quit without help from the NHS. If this is you, try these quick tips. You will increase your chances of successfully quitting smoking by 100% if you use stop smoking medicines. Click here for some really useful advice on the medications on offer in Croydon.

You might also want to try using e-cigarettes to help you quit smoking. Click here for some additional advice on using e-cigarettes. 

Also, you can check out our handy videos and podcasts to help you with your quit journey.