Rebecca's Story

I would smoke more to not be depressed, and then be more depressed because I was smoking. And that was just a vicious, vicious cycle.

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.

Dan's Story

Recently, I had the flu and I was really struggling to breathe, especially at night.

Amanda's Story

When I quit smoking, I’d been down to the doctor, got a couple of patches.

Sheree's Story

I started smoking when I was 12. My doctor told me that I had high cholesterol because of a genetic condition, and it was high enough that it could cause a stroke.

Phil's Story

I gave up smoking in about 1993. When I had my last cigarette I know it was the last and I have never smoked since.

Kim's Story

I tried every technique there was to quit smoking. It turned out the only thing I did need was a good reason.

Liz's Story

I smoked from the age of 13 and quit aged 30. At my worst I smoked 60 ciggies a day.

Melissa's Story

I started smoking at about age 11 out of sheer peer pressure. It was something everybody did.

Levi's Story

April 21, 2017

I’ve got two kids and I go to the park and I can’t, I can’t breathe, I can’t run after them or I’m that mum at the park having a smoke and like, trying to hide…

Michael's Story

April 12, 2017

I tried my first cigarette when I was about 13 and I started smoking full time when I was about 16, once I quit school and started working.

Darleen's Story

April 4, 2017

My husband and myself decided to support each other and quit at the same time.

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