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Stop smoking

Quitting smoking can make a drastic improvement to your lifestyle and health. From breathing more easily and preventing cancers and heart disease through to saving money and having better sex, the benefits of stopping smoking are numerous.

For more information and advice about quitting smoking please visit the Healthy Lifestyle Service website.

There are a number of ways to attempt quitting smoking:

  • With one-to-one help from a local stop smoking service - services offer one-to-one support and free medication for up to 12 weeks to help in a quit attempt. Research suggests this is the most effective way of quitting - with smokers being 4 times more likely to successfully quit than without support. Help and support from trained advisors from Healthy Lifestyles Coventry You can also call 0800 122 3780 or email
  • With the help of a smartphone app - we recommend you use the NHS Smokefree app
  • By going it alone - many people simply go 'cold turkey' or use electronic cigarettes as an aid to quit. If you use e-cigarettes, we recommend you consider advice from the NHS

Want to know more?

Reliable information to help you be smokefree is available from:


Public Health – Tobacco control


Tel: 024 7683 3397


Coventry City Council
PO Box 15
Council House

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