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Stop Smoking Service

Here to help

If you or someone you know is looking to quit smoking, we’re here to help. You are up to three times more likely to quit if you use a combination of Stop Smoking medication with specialist help and support from your local Stop Smoking Service. Our friendly, specialist advisors offer free advice and support across Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough and Milton Keynes.

By getting support from the Stop Smoking Service you will:

  • Get help to find the right product for you and guidance on how to use it. There are a wide range of products available including a selection of Nicotine Replacement products (NRT).
  • Receive specialist behavioural support to help tweak habits and behaviours that trigger the desire to smoke.
  • Talk to an experienced advisor, who has helped many people to quit and can share their expertise with you.
  • Have access to specialist resources and information including “My Quit Route”, a comprehensive app that will allow you to plan and organise your quit attempt, supporting you 24 hours a day

Quitting smoking just became a whole lot easier with our amazing new app.. and it’s FREE!

The Stop Smoking Service are delighted to announce the launch of our new mobile app “My Quit Route”, designed by a UK-based team of clinical, health and research psychologists to help you to quit at any time of the day. With this app installed on your phone, you can get the help you need, when you need it, 24/7.  The app has been tested and especially chosen by our expert team and we are confident it will help you to quit. It is free to download for anyone who works or lives in Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes. Click here to find out more.

Latest News

31Jan
31Jan

Get Signed Up Ready For No Smoking Day – 13th March

National Non-Smoking Day 13th March 2024 Your Path to Health and Freedom Every year the United Kingdom comes together to witness National Non-Smoking Day, it’s not just a day to raise awareness about the risks of smoking but a celebration of health and liberation. This significant day is not just a reminder of the health […]

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20Dec
20Dec

Have a Merry Quitmas and have a smoke free new year!

Have a Merry Quitmas and a smoke free new year! Opening Hours: Our service will be on hand to help you over the holiday, and you’ll be able to reach us by calling 0800 013 0553 between Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm and Friday 9am – 4:30pm. However, we will be closed on the following dates: Monday […]

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12Dec
12Dec

New Year…New You!

New Year…New You! by Lesley Doherty Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all! New year is a fantastic opportunity to make some significant improvements to our lives! Let’s turn those New Year resolutions into reality! What is a new year’s resolution? A New Year’s resolution is a tradition in which a person resolves to […]

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We’ve supported 2,432 people over the last year to stop smoking (April 18-March 19)

 

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Did you know...

We have a FREE app called 'My Quit Route'. It is a fully personalised programme accessible 24/7 on Android and iOS devices.

You can self-assess your level of nicotine dependence, get advice on the dangers of continuing to smoke, receive tailored behaviour change support when you need it, track your progress and expenditure, plus there are even built in relaxation techniques to help you stay smoke free

It works best alongside support from our Stop Smoking Service. Click here to find out more