Did you know giving up smoking significantly increase your chances of living a longer healthier lifestyle, even if you have smoked for 40 years! It is never to late to think about stopping, it will make a drastic improvement to your lifestyle and health in ways you might not expect.
Benefits of quitting
- After 20 minutes your blood pressure and pulse return to normal
- After 24 hours your lungs start to clear
- After two days your body is nicotine-free and your sense of taste and smell improve
- After three days you can breathe more easily, and your energy increases.
Have you ever thought of stopping or tried to stop before?
The average smoker could save £140 each month (£1680 per year) by quitting, what would you do with that extra money?
Remember to personalise the benefits. Is the person saving for a holiday, or a new home? Do they have children or grandchildren they would like to runaround with?
State that the best way of stopping smoking is with a combination of medication and specialist support
- Studies show that you are four times more likely to quit smoking if you do it through a specialist support service.
- Services are free and they provide one to one support.
- Local stop smoking services staffed by expert advisers provide a range of proven methods to help you quit.
- Its totally free
Do you think you would benefit from the services your local stop smoking service can offer?
- Call the free Smokefree National Helpline to speak to a trained, expert adviser on 0300 123 1044. All lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4pm*.
- Smokefree has lots of free support this includes a smartphone app, email programme or text messages that will keep you focused wherever you are.
- You can also speak to your doctor, pharmacy team or local Stop Smoking Service for expert advice on stop smoking medicines.
- Download the NHS Smokefree app from itunes or google play
- Get further information from the National Health Service www.nhs.uk/quit
- Consider using e-cigarettes to stop smoking
- Millions have used Smokefree support to help them stop smoking. Choose from an app, email, SMS and face-to-face guidance.
Emphasise that quitting will the best thing they will ever do and the NHS Smokefree service can provide the friendly and helpful support they need to quit for good
Yorkshire Smokefree Barnsley
Landline 0800 612 011
Mobile 0330 660 1166
Smokers in Barnsley 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
Bradford District Stop Smoking Service
01274 437 700
You can speak to your GP and ask them to refer you
you can simply walk in and see a member of staff at Project 6 or ACDAT in Keighley or Piccadilly Project in Bradford who will start to help you address your concerns there and thenyou can ring the service yourself and book an appointment
Yorkshire Smokefree Hub
0800 612 0011 (free from landlines)
0330 660 1166 (free from most mobiles)
Community stop smoking clinics – group and one to one support
0800 612 0011
03306601166 - Free from most mobile phones
Stop Smoking in Pregnancy & Beyond telephone number is 01302 876290
Smoking in Young People telephone number is 01302 640032
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.
East Riding Health Trainer Service
Text Quit to 60163
We hold over 20 clinics around the East Riding in both community , primary care and acute settings. Smokers are seen weekly for 8 weeks with patient centred, face to face appointments.
East Riding Health Trainer Service
Healthtrainers provide personal support and motivation to adults across the East Riding of Yorkshire who wish to lead a healthier lifestyle.e all have issues in our lives which may affect our health in some way. You may want to get fitter, control your weight, have a healthier diet or quit smoking. You may want to reduce your stress levels or just feel better about yourself.
If you want to become healthier but don’t know where to start, a healthtrainer will be able to help you work out exactly what you want and how to go about it.
Healthtrainers are friendly, understanding and supportive. They will help and encourage you to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Tel: 0800 9177752
Kirklees community smoking cessation providers
To access local stop smoking support in Kirklees please visit the above website and scroll down to the 'smoking' section and Kirklees community smoking cessation providers
Kirklees Health Trainers
Tel: 01484 414774 and select option 2
One You Leeds
0800 169 4219
One You Leeds supports adults to achieve lifestyle behaviour change to improve health. It particularly focuses on smoking cessation, weight management, cooking skills, healthy eating and physical activity. A range of options are available, including support for self-help, face-to-face healthy living interventions in a range of community venues and one-to-one personal support
The Wellbeing Service (North East Lincolnshire Council)
The council has trained advisors that can provide help and support tailored to your needs. Several thousand smokers have quit with the service over the last few years with more than half of the people making a quit attempt managing to do so successfully.
North Lincolnshire Healthy Lifestyle Service
A team of friendly and knowledgeable Healthy Lifestyle Facilitators will support groups of people wanting to focus on the following:
- Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
- Stopping smoking
- Reducing alcohol use
- Being more physically active
- Increasing wellbeing, including mental and emotional health
- Training around health and wellbeing for those people who are interested in becoming trained as health champions
- Signposting to wider local supporting services
Tel: 01724 298212
Smokefreelife North Yorkshire
Text QUIT to 66777
We offer face to face and telephone support.
We also work with GPs and pharmacies to deliver smokefreelife services across the county.
We can take the service to the community with our Smokefreelife North yorkshire Mobile unit.
Yorkshire smoke free
Quit shop offer a a variety of groups and clinics across Rotherham, in person, on the phone or online
Rotherham Town centre,
You are 4 times more likely to quit with the help of Yorkshiresmoke free. They offer a variety of ways to support you.
YorWellbeing successfully support people to stop smoking. YorWellbeing run group and individual support sessions across York. If you would like to stop smoking please contact us for information about groups near you. We also take referrals from health care professionals.