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Reasons to quit

Why quit smoking? What are the benefits? Explore your reasons to quit to give you the best chance of being quit for good.

What are your reasons to quit?

Preparing to quit

What’s the most effective way to quit? Choose the best way, set a quit date and get a better understanding of your smoking.

What you need to get ready

Staying quit

Struggling? Quitting is a challenge. Minimise withdrawals and manage cravings to say quit.

Tools and tips to stay quit

Managing setbacks

Had a puff or returned to smoking? What now? Learn from a slip-up or a relapse and get back on track.

Assistance for trying again

Real Life Inspiration
Success Stories

Finally I've done it!

I am 42 and was a smoker for the better part of 30 years. I tried many times to quit and failed. I watched my mother succumb to lung cancer and even that didn't stop me. It did make me realise it...

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