Support to quit in Greater Manchester

Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do for your health.

If you are just getting started, there are more options than ever before in Greater Manchester - from electronic cigarettes to stop smoking medicines, as well as services where you can either get face-to-face support or pop into a local drop in session near where you live.

Most local pharmacies can also help you with quitting smoking.

For more details of all the support on offer in the Greater Manchester area, call the free Greater Manchester Smokefree Helpline on 0300 123 1044. You can be supported to quit through regular phone calls from a friendly stop smoking advisor. They can also direct you to help in your local area.

Free tools & support in Greater Manchester

The telephone service is available seven days a week, Monday to Fridays from 9am to 8pm and on Saturday and Sunday between 11am and 4pm.


Support to quit in North East England

Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do for your health.

If you are just getting started, there are more options than ever before - from electronic cigarettes, to stop smoking medicines, through to stop smoking services, where you can either get face-to-face support or pop into a local drop in session near where you live.

Most local pharmacies can also help you with quitting smoking.

Getting help from your local stop smoking service boosts your chances of success by up to four times compared with trying to quit unaided or with over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy. Stop smoking services also encourage people to use e-cigs to quit:

Gateshead

Visit website

South Tyneside Change 4 Life

Call 0191 424 7300 or visit the website

Sunderland Live Life Well

Call 0800 107 0741 or visit the website

Northumberland NHS Stop Smoking Service

Call 01670 813 135 or visit the website

North Tyneside

Call 0345 2000 101 or for a list of local drop ins and support click here

Newcastle Stop Smoking Service

Call 0191 269 1103 or visit the website

County Durham

Call smokefree life on 0800 772 0565, text QUIT to 66777, email info@smokefreelifecountydurham.co.uk or visit the website

Tees NHS Stop Smoking Service (Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton and Hartlepool)

Call 01642 383 819 or visit the website

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