Home About Us Useful Links Contact Us Logout

Help & advice




rate →
Stay positive
Stay positive and believe in yourself that you have the ability to quit. There will be times when it is tough and you want to give in to your addiction but stay strong and be confident that you can quit!
Suggested on 20th August 2010

rate →
Occupy your hands
Many people find that when they give up smoking they need something to do with their hands, it may be a good idea to get a pen, or stress relief aid to play with and to occupy you so not to be tempted to pick up a cigarette.
Suggested on 20th August 2010

rate →
Cravings
You will get cravings, you need to take your mind off your cravings when they occur, you could go for a walk or call a friend, it is essential to keep busy as this will help you take your mind off your cravings and remember they only last for 3-5 minutes at a time.
Suggested on 20th August 2010

rate →
Triggers
Figure out what triggers your want for a cigarette it may be a few factors such as stress, the end of a meal, socialising with friends. It is a good idea to avoid these triggers whilst trying to quit if you can’t you need to think about controlling yourself whilst in those trigger situations.
Suggested on 20th August 2010
Categories: Staying smoke free

rate →
Exercise
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.
Suggested on 20th August 2010
Categories: Staying smoke free

rate →
Family & Friends
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.
Suggested on 20th August 2010
Categories: Support

rate →
Quiting Together
If possible find out if anyone else such as friends, relatives or work colleagues want to quit as you could suggest quitting together. This provides you with support and the other person knows what you’re going through.
Suggested on 20th August 2010
Categories: Support

rate →
Register on site or call 554545
Call the service for guidance and advice, we are there to help you quit.
Suggested on 20th August 2010
Categories: Preparation

rate →
Set a quitting date
Set yourself a date for quitting, you should do this within about two weeks of deciding you want to quit. It is essential to keep yourself busy and stress free.
Suggested on 20th August 2010
Categories: Preparation

rate →
Make sure you're fully committed
Firstly, make sure you are fully committed to stop smoking, it will be tough but you must ensure you have the determination to quit. Make a list of the reasons why you want to quit.
Suggested on 20th August 2010
Categories: Preparation

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.

More suggestions »