The following article was written by ASH for World No Tobacco Day 2020 (31st May). Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a health charity working to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco use. For more information see: www.ash.org.uk/about-ash. If you or a young person you know would like support to stop smoking, […]
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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), Champix and Zyban (prescribed medications).
- 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