COVID-19: Smoking cessation support

If you are considering quitting, now is a good time to do so.

The reason for this:

  • Smoking damages your immune system and protects you less against infections such as coronavirus.
  • Smokers infected with the coronavirus are more prone to pneumonia than non-smokers.
  • Smoking around other people at home can increase their risk of coronavirus, among other things. Quitting smoking also protects the people around you.

The good news is that there is support to stop smoking.

There are a number of pharmacies along the North Tyneside that can help. Smoking cessation counselors can help you develop a specific smoking cessation plan. They can also arrange access to discounted or free medications to help you give up.

The good news is that even during this time, there is still support to stop smoking. Click here to find out where to turn for support to quit smoking

If you would like more information about smoking cessation support offered by these pharmacies, please call 0191 643 7171. This line is open Monday-Thursday, 9:00 – 17:00 or Friday 9:00 – 16:00.

Non-smoking Families Fresh advice on how to keep your home smoke-free.

You can make it smaller when using changes in your lifestyle that can help you resist the temptation to light.

Think positive

You may have tried to quit smoking before, but you can’t, so don’t let that put you off. Go back to what your experience taught you, and think about how you can actually do it this time. For more information Click here.

Dr. Mike Evans really gives some Interesting and useful advice in the short video below

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