There’s a free local Stop Smoking Service near you. With their help, you’re 3 times as likely to quit for good.
Local Stop Smoking Services provide free expert advice, support and encouragement to help you stop.
These services are staffed by expert advisers who understand what its like to quit smoking and can provide a range of proven methods to help you quit. They can also advise you on quitting aids and stop smoking medicines (prescription charges may be payable).
Find out below what your local stop smoking service offers.
Newcastle Stop Smoking + Service
With the Newcastle Stop Smoking + Service, you get:
Free products, advice and support to help you stop smoking for good
Ready to stop smoking? We’re here for you.
Whether it’s for your health, for your kids, to save money, or something else, you’re more likely to succeed if you get support. With the Newcastle Stop Smoking + Service, you get:
- Expert one-on-one support to find the best way to stop smoking for you
- Free or discounted stop smoking aids like nicotine patches, gum or Champix
- Someone to encourage and cheer you on
Find out what’s available or or find a local pharmacy
Call 0191 269 1103
There are a number of pharmacies across North Tyneside that can help you quit smoking. Trained stop smoking advisors can help you come up with a tailored plan to stop smoking by offering telephone support. They can also arrange access to discounted or free medications to help you to quit.
You can find one closest to you at https://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/597/quitting
If you would like to find out more about the stop smoking support that pharmacies offer call 0191 643 7171
This line is open Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5.00pm
or email email@example.com
Northumberland Stop Smoking Service
Call 01670 813135
Who else can I turn to for help?
Speak to your GP, pharmacy, health trainer or local stop smoking service
Tell friends and family you have quit and talk about your feelings
Download apps on your phone to help you make a plan, or just to have support whenever you need it
If you live in Northumberland, you can also get in touch with a health trainer who can offer friendly advice and support on lots of ways to stay healthy, including quitting smoking – 01670 623 840
We can give you free, flexible, friendly support to help you quit.
Our support can include:
- Specialist one to one support and advice
- Nicotine replacement therapy
- Text or WhatsApp support from a Peer Pal – a trained person who has been there, done it and can help you with the challenges ahead. You may want to message your Peer Pal if you’re finding it hard and need some support.
Call 0191 4247300
In Gateshead, you can get help and support from one of our stop smoking advisers. The stop smoking adviser will provide you with free expert advice and guidance during the first few weeks of stopping.
They will also advise on what stop smoking medicine is best for you.
You decide on a quit date, and plan a course of weekly appointments with the advisor.
If you would like to talk with someone about your options, you can:
Call 0191 433 3058
Smokefree County Durham
If you live or work in County Durham, our service can offer you an individual quit programme for up to 12 weeks.
You will be offered weekly tailored advice and support from a Specialist Practitioner to help plan and manage your quit attempt. We are a vape/e-cigarette friendly service and can offer a choice of stop smoking medications and aids.
We work alongside the NHS, local pharmacies, and a range of other organisations to support your journey to becoming smoke free.
Call 0800 772 0565 or text ‘DURHAM’ to 62277
or visit www.smokefreecountydurham.co.uk
Stop Smoking South Tees
The Stop Smoking Service for Middlesbrough and the Redcar and Cleveland areas.
We know that quitting smoking isn’t always easy. People who get support from their local stop smoking service find it easier to stop and are four times more likely to stay smokefree. Our helpful, friendly Stop Smoking Advisors have lots of experience helping people just like you to quit smoking.
North Tees (Stockton)
Stockton Specialist Stop Smoking Service offers free advice and support to the residents of Stockton-On-Tees borough council areas and also people who work in the Stockton-On-Tees area. We also provide a 12-week stop smoking treatment and support programme tailored to the individual needs of the client.
The below clinics are available by appointment to all residents who live or work in the Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council area. To book an appointment, please call the Specialist Stop Smoking Service on 01642 383819.
- Monday – Thornaby Family Hub, Tedder Avenue, Thornaby, TS17 9JP
- Tuesday – Billingham Family Hub, Ochil Terrace, Billingham, TS23 2QL
- Thursday – Splash Leisure Centre, Church Road, Stockton, TS18 1TY
Telephone Appointments are available for clients who are unable to attend a clinic. If you would like a telephone assessment, please call 01642 383819.
Darlington Stop Smoking Hub
The Darlington Stop Smoking Hub provides a single point of access for smokers in the Borough of Darlington seeking advice and support to quit. The Hub provides a range of information and tools via telephone or online to support individuals to stop smoking.
Darlington Stop Smoking Hub also provides face to face specialist stop smoking support. Access to this service is via a referral to the Hub. The specialist service offers intensive, evidence based support provided by specially trained staff and includes the option of pharmacotherapy.
Call 0800 8021850 or
Stopping smoking isn’t always easy but free local support can make it less stressful and give you the best chance of success.
Find online tools to help, discuss quitting aids and get phone or face to face appointments
Contact Hartlepool support hub on 01429272905 or
Pharmacy Provision To find local offer text “pharmacy stop your postcode” to 80011 or search Stop Smoking Support Services here
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