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Quitting smoking

You are 3 times more likely to quit smoking for good with professional support. Find out where to get FREE advice.

Last updated: 30 December 2021

If you live or work in Waltham Forest, you can get FREE, confidential advice, information and support to help you stop smoking. 

This service is provided by Queen Mary, University of London and includes:

  • A 12-week plan with support from a trained practitioner.
  • Weekly Nicotine Replacement Therapy - Champix and Zyban. 
  • Telephone and/or digital support. Face-to-face help may also be available. 

Assistance is also available in English, Bengali, Urdu, Gujarati and Lithuanian.

Additional Support: Stop smoking London (SSL)

You can also find assistance at StopSmokingLondon.com - a service dedicated to help you customise your quitting journey.

Amongst other services, SSL also provides:

Telephone support

For callers including pregnant smokers; you will receive calls from a trained advisor who can give you personalised advice and support on how to stop smoking. 

Text messaging service

Receive daily tips, reminders and encouraging text messages as you successfully stop smoking for good. 

The SSL website and text service are also available in PolishTurkishRomanian and Urdu.

The website has an option to “read aloud”.

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