Frequently Asked Questions
If you've tried before and it didn't work out don't worry. You haven't failed, you have just given yourself more practice for the next time you quit.
Research has shown that the more attempts you have made in the past, the more likely you are to succeed in the future. This is because every time you are getting more experienced in how to quit.
Next time you quit spend a little longer planning. The preparation you do up front can make all the difference.
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Other questions that may be useful…
- How can I help someone close to me give up smoking?
- How can I manage my withdrawal and recovery symptoms, including cravings?
- Is it too late to stop?
- What are the first steps towards giving up?
- What if I start smoking again?
- What support is available to me?
- What withdrawal and recovery symptoms can I expect?
- Will I gain weight?
You will need a lot of support whilst quitting it is good to tell your family and friends that you are quitting so they can lend their support when you need it. Explain to them that you may not be yourself and don’t be afraid to ask for help.