No Smoking Day 2021
There has never been a more important time to quit smoking. Even if you’ve tried before, give it another go – you can do it. Quitting not only improves your physical health, it boosts your mental health and wellbeing too. Research shows that ex-smokers who have quit for six weeks are happier than people who continue to smoke.
It’s up to you how you choose to stop smoking, but this No Smoking Day on 10 March is a good time to start. Here are some tips that can help:
- Clear out old ashtrays, lighters and cigarettes
- Think of your reasons for quitting – and keep them front of mind
- Get support to take the stress out of quitting – call Breathe on 020 3633 2609, or visit breathestopsmoking.org for 1-1 telephone support
- Use stop smoking tools to help you manage cravings – available for free if you sign up with Breathe
- Try new routines and remember you can do it
Prof Robert West from University College London is an expert on addiction and has spent years studying how smokers can quit more easily and with less stress. Watch his expert advice and make No Smoking Day the day you quit for good.