Frequently Asked Questions
You can speak to an adviser over the phone, go to face-to-face meetings, get one-to-one local advice or join the Together Programme for information and advice via post, text and email.
You can try nicotine replacement products or medication to help you cope with withdrawal symptoms. There are also lots of useful tools on this website that can help you get started on your journey towards becoming smokefree.
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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?
- I've tried to give up many times, but always fail - what else can I do?
- Is it too late to stop?
- What are the first steps towards giving up?
- What if I start smoking again?
- What withdrawal and recovery symptoms can I expect?
- Will I gain weight?
It’s a good idea to start an exercise program like going to the gym, fitness classes or swimming as this will keep you busy. It will also help if you experience putting on weight as a result of giving up smoking. Talk to your doctor who will be glad to help. Exercise will give you more energy and help you relax and relieve stress.