Stopping smoking is the single most helpful
thing you can do to improve your health and the health of
the people around you.
causes serious health problems including lung cancer and
heart disease. It also puts the people around you at risk
from passive smoking particularly babies and young children.
All over the country people like you want to stop smoking. Evidence shows
that you are far more likely to stop smoking for good if you get the
right support and that support is available free of charge
through the NHS. Make the break and go smokefree - we will help
you every step of the way.
available in North Yorkshire and York through North Yorkshire
Stop Smoking Service (specialist group and one-to-one clinics –
just phone 0300 303 1603 to find out more and book your place),
GP practice Registered Smoking Advisors (the majority of
surgeries offer this service) or through pharmacies offering an
NHS stop smoking service (go to link above to find out which
pharmacies offer stop smoking support in North Yorkshire and
Ready to stop smoking?
We have a choice of one-to-one appointments,
drop-in clinics and occasional group clinic courses across North
Yorkshire and York. Here are some of the places where we have regular
one-to-one appointment sessions: Bedale, Catterick, Harrogate,
Northallerton, Scarborough, Selby, Skipton, Tadcaster and York.
To find out more about these and other
local stop smoking services phone North Yorkshire NHS Stop
Smoking Service on 0300 303 1603.
We regularly run group courses. The
sessions last about an hour and are weekly for at least seven
To book your place or to find out about
one-to-one appointments across North Yorkshire and York, phone
0300 303 1603.
Quit Kit for Smokers
Pick up an NHS Quit Kit from one of
thousands of participating pharmacies across England (go to
www.smokefree.nhs.uk to find your nearest pharmacy stockist)
or order your Quit Kit on line at
www.smokefree.nhs.uk. The Quit Kit contains practical tools
and advice, a text support programme, a health/wealth wheel to
see how much you are saving and improvements you will see to
your health, tips on boosting willpower and managing cravings,
quit planner, MP3 downloads, wall chart and tangle toy.
advisor services and treatments
North Yorkshire Stop Smoking Service NHS provides
locally based one-to-one or group sessions, both with the expert
guidance of a Specialist Stop Smoking Advisor. Your advisor will give
you information about medications on prescription to help you stop
smoking and can assist you in getting a prescription.
Joining a stop smoking group means you can share
experiences and tips with other people who are trying to give up.
Some people prefer one-to-one support where our trained advisors can
give you help that is tailored to your needs.
Nobody is going to
give you lectures or tell you over-the-top scare stories. You’ll
just get practical help from people who understand what you are
The kind of
support offered by North Yorkshire Stop Smoking Service NHS, combined with nicotine
replacement therapy, Zyban or Champix, can be four times more
effective than willpower alone.
Giving up smoking
will improve your health and save you money. It will also protect
the health of your family. Thousands are stopping smoking successfully
through your local North Yorkshire Stop Smoking Service NHS.
Support to stop smoking in pregnancy
We also have pregnancy stop smoking specialists
who can offer advice about
Pregnancy including dealing with stress, weight gain and the
nicotine replacement therapy available to help manage cravings.
Stopping smoking during pregnancy is the single
most important step a mother can take to benefit her health and her
Please click here for more information about this service.
Contact your local North
Yorkshire Stop Smoking Service NHS
0300 303 1603
North Yorkshire Stop Smoking Service
NHS postal Address
North Yorkshire Stop Smoking
Ryedale Building (4th Floor)
Help with stopping smoking
is also available from your GP practice and