If you want to quit smoking but don’t know where to start, don’t worry – help is at hand and it’s never too late to stop.
No matter how old you are, the longer you smoke, the better you will start to feel.
In fact, some good effects happen almost immediately.
Quit smoking counselors provide free tips and information on how to quit smoking. Counselors also provide information on free smoking cessation services provided by every Scottish health council – so it’s easy to find what you need to know.
Contact us for all questions 01786 433293. Our office is open Monday to Thursday (8.30am to 5.00pm) and Friday (8.30am to 4.00pm).
Alternatively, enter your details below and one of our smoking cessation consultants will contact you.
did you know
Quitting smoking is always good for your health, and it’s never too late to quit – and with help and support, you’re twice as likely to quit.
More than 1,300 smokers in the Forth Valley were stopped at a clinic with the support of a drop.
All Community Pharmacies in the Forth Valley offer 1-1 smoking cessation support for those over 12 and NRT (Nicotine Replacement Treatment) for up to 12 weeks.
NHS Forth Valley, Hospital offers smoking cessation services
For patients who are hospitalized and want to quit smoking, counseling and support will be provided along with NRT as needed. Patients who come to the hospital for surgery and want to quit smoking can apply before admission through our preoperative examination.
Ask your doctor or nurse who is responsible for your care to contact you.
The NHS Forth Valley also provides expert support to pregnant women
When you quit smoking, you immediately feel the benefits for yourself and your baby.
Quitting smoking, or better yet, quitting, can help protect you and your family.
The smoke stays in the air for 5 hours after smoking and can leak invisibly through open windows and doors.
Having a smoke-free home means that you, your family and your pet are safe from the 4,000 different chemicals that are released in cigarette smoke – causing short- and long-term health problems.
E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful to your health than regular cigarettes
E-cigarettes are devices that transmit nicotine by heating and evaporating a solution containing nicotine, propylene glycol and / or glycerin and flavorings.
The best calculations show that e-cigarettes do 95% less damage to your health than regular cigarettes and, when supported by a smoking cessation service, help smokers quit altogether (Public Health England 2015).
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