For Your Health

Tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, including at least 69 known to cause cancer. These affect your mental and physical health.

If You're Pregnant

Quitting smoking at any time during your pregnancy can reduce the risk of harm to you and your baby, and give your baby a great start in life.

To Save Money

Smoking is an expensive habit and the cost is increasing every year. Quitting can save you money now, as well as saving on future health costs.

Quit For Loved Ones

Cigarette smoke is harmful to everyone who breathes it in, from your friends and family, to children and pets.

Stories from others like you

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Kay's Story

October 1, 2021

I promised my Dad, and then he passed on, so I sort of made the commitment for him.

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Doreen's Story

November 12, 2021

I guess I’d just like to say that it definitely wasn’t an easy thing to do, I made several attempts and it's all about getting the nicotine out of your body so if people can work through that, also the knowledge from the health information on what damage it does.

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Graham's Story

February 24, 2017

It’s a long journey but the kids are starting to notice the difference slowly. Yeah even myself, I’m feeling a lot more closer to my kids too.

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Johnna's Story

April 28, 2017

If I carried on smoking I was killing myself, I know I was, I could feel it in my lungs.

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Dee's Story

June 18, 2018

Every night I would need my Ventolin, wake up all night wheezing and finding it hard to breathe.

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Liz's Story

September 7, 2018

I gave up 7 years ago. One of my reasons was that I had a very bad dose of the flu and couldn't breathe.

Quit Tools

Quit Apps

Free apps such as My Quitbuddy can be a fun and practical way to quit and stay smoke-free.

Quit Online

Using quitting tools online gives you structure, motivation, new skills and confidence.

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Quitline

The Quitline (13 7848) is a confidential telephone advice and information service for people who want to quit smoking.

Get Started with a GP

Chat to your GP or pharmacist for advice on quitting medications and nicotine replacement products.

Free Quit Support

Talk to the Quitline

Quitline is a confidential advice and information service for people who want to quit smoking. For the cost of a local call (except mobile phones), a trained advisor can help you to plan and develop strategies to quit smoking and stay stopped. You can also use webchat during opening hours.

My QuitBuddy App

The My QuitBuddy App tracks your quitting progress, such as days smoke-free, cigarettes avoided, health gained and dollars saved.

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