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QUIT SMOKING
TOOLS AND RESOURCES

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all way to quit smoking. You can choose what would work best for you and that’s where we can help.

Understanding your choices

We know that stopping smoking is difficult. There are lots of different options and products that could work for you and your lifestyle to help you to succeed. Find out which will work best for you. One of the best ways to stop smoking for good is to use different types of support together.

Going it alone

If you want to stop smoking on your own, you can., There are lots of dedicated tools and resources that can help you to do this. Being clear on why you want to quit and with strong willpower, there is no reason why you can’t succeed on your own and quit for good.


Digital Mobile Apps

Apps on your phone are a great way to help you quit smoking. They can help you with tips, advice and encouragement when you need them most.

With support

You don’t have to quit smoking on your own if you don’t want to. There’s lots of support available in your area, to give you the information, the advice and the encouragement you need to give up cigarettes completely.

You will find expert help to support you along every step of your journey, on the phone, via email or face-to-face. You can also get support with prescription medication too.


Stop Smoking London Helpline

Across London you can get specialist, personalised help from health advisers over the phone, throughout your quit journey. You can call the Stop Smoking London helpline on 0300 123 1044. When you call you’ll speak to one of our advisors, they will talk you through the various options and help you to decide what might work best for you.

Local Services

Support from a health adviser is available where you live to help you to stop smoking. We know that you are more likely to quit smoking by mixing and matching personal support like motivational support from a health advisor with NRT or a prescription medication and e-cigarettes.

E-Cigarettes (Vaping)

E-cigarettes come in different styles and flavours but they all work by helping to fight your nicotine cravings - and they carry a small fraction of the risk of smoking cigarettes.

Learn more

Text Messaging Service

Stop Smoking London offer a motivational text message service to help you to stop smoking. You can sign up to receive SMS texts that include tips, advice and motivation straight to your phone. Using motivational support alongside other stop smoking products like NRT or e-cigarettes may help you to stop smoking for good.

Nicotine Patches

These are applied to your skin and nicotine is released over 16-24 hours (depending on the type). This can help to take the edge of your nicotine cravings and can reduce withdrawal symptoms.

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Nicotine Nasal Spray

Nicotine nasal spray is used to give a quick and effective dose of nicotine absorbed through the lining of your nose. This is a fairly fast way to release nicotine to help fight your nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Nicotine Gum

Chewing gum that contains nicotine can help to reduce your cravings. You can get it in 2mg or 4mg. The higher strength gum is ideal if you smoke more than 20 a day.

Learn more

Nicotine Lozenges

Lozenges are similar to gum. You put one in your mouth and let it dissolve to release nicotine into your blood stream and minimise cravings to smoke and withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Mouth Spray

Nicotine mouth spray allows nicotine to be absorbed fairly quickly into your bloodstream through the inside lining of your mouth. This helps to alleviate nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Microtab

A microtab is a small tablet that dissolves in the mouth and allows nicotine to be absorbed through the lining of your mouth. This helps to alleviate cravings and nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Nicotine Inhalator

This is a small plastic tube, which houses a replaceable cartridge and a mouthpiece. The inhalator releases nicotine vapour when you inhale, helping to reduce your nicotine cravings and nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Prescribed Medications

There are two types of medications that can help you quit that come as a pill that your doctor can prescribe for you. These are Champix and Zyban. Champix and Zyban both reduce your nicotine cravings and nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Champix also reduces the pleasure you feel when smoking. Evidence shows using one of these pill-based medications or nicotine replacement therapy is one of the most effective ways to quit smoking.

Learn more

Show me everything

One of the best ways to quit smoking for good is to combine different types of support.

You are more likely to quit smoking by mixing and matching personal support like motivational support from a health advisor with NRT, a prescription medication or e-cigarettes. So don’t put it off, put it out.


Stop Smoking London Helpline

Across London you can get specialist, personalised help from health advisers over the phone, throughout your quit journey. You can call the Stop Smoking London helpline on 0300 123 1044. When you call you’ll speak to one of our advisors, they will talk you through the various options and help you to decide what might work best for you.

Local Services

Support from a health adviser is available where you live to help you to stop smoking. We know that you are more likely to quit smoking by mixing and matching personal support like motivational support from a health advisor with NRT or a prescription medication and e-cigarettes.

Digital Mobile Apps

Apps on your phone are a great way to help you quit smoking. They can help you with tips, advice and encouragement when you need them most.

E-Cigarettes (Vaping)

E-cigarettes come in different styles and flavours but they all work by helping to fight your nicotine cravings - and they carry a small fraction of the risk of smoking cigarettes.

Learn more

Text Messaging Service

Stop Smoking London offer a motivational text message service to help you to stop smoking. You can sign up to receive SMS texts that include tips, advice and motivation straight to your phone. Using motivational support alongside other stop smoking products like NRT or e-cigarettes may help you to stop smoking for good.

Nicotine Patches

These are applied to your skin and nicotine is released over 16-24 hours (depending on the type). This can help to take the edge of your nicotine cravings and can reduce withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Nicotine Nasal Spray

Nicotine nasal spray is used to give a quick and effective dose of nicotine absorbed through the lining of your nose. This is a fairly fast way to release nicotine to help fight your nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Nicotine Gum

Chewing gum that contains nicotine can help to reduce your cravings. You can get it in 2mg or 4mg. The higher strength gum is ideal if you smoke more than 20 a day.

Learn more

Nicotine Lozenges

Lozenges are similar to gum. You put one in your mouth and let it dissolve to release nicotine into your blood stream and minimise cravings to smoke and withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Mouth Spray

Nicotine mouth spray allows nicotine to be absorbed fairly quickly into your bloodstream through the inside lining of your mouth. This helps to alleviate nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Microtab

A microtab is a small tablet that dissolves in the mouth and allows nicotine to be absorbed through the lining of your mouth. This helps to alleviate cravings and nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Nicotine Inhalator

This is a small plastic tube, which houses a replaceable cartridge and a mouthpiece. The inhalator releases nicotine vapour when you inhale, helping to reduce your nicotine cravings and nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

Learn more

Prescribed Medications

There are two types of medications that can help you quit that come as a pill that your doctor can prescribe for you. These are Champix and Zyban. Champix and Zyban both reduce your nicotine cravings and nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Champix also reduces the pleasure you feel when smoking. Evidence shows using one of these pill-based medications or nicotine replacement therapy is one of the most effective ways to quit smoking.

Learn more

Useful Links

Below is a list of useful external links to websites or resources that you may find helpful on your stop smoking journey

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