Quit Smoking Tools & 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 options

Quitting smoking is difficult, but amazing things can happen when you do! There are lots of different options that could work for you and your lifestyle and help you to succeed. Find out which ones will work best for you.

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.

Find an app

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.


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.

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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

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 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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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.


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.

Find an app

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

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 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 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

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

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


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Useful Links

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

Combining your choices

You don’t have to rely on just one method to quit. 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. What would work best for you?

Support

There is lots of support to help you quit smoking from health advisers, they are ready with tips, information and encouragement.

Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRT)

NRT are products that provide you with a low level of nicotine and so can help you fight nicotine cravings as you quit.

Digital Mobile Apps

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

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