There are many good reasons to stop smoking. Most people know that smoking is bad for their physical health. Stopping smoking can help to reduce your risk of developing cancer and heart disease, help you breathe more easily and give you more energy. You may also be worried about how much money it costs or be concerned about how it’s affecting your family’s health.

Smoking can also have a negative effect on your emotional wellbeing. This section can help you understand more about the link between mental health and smoking and help you find support in Leeds if you want to stop.

Find support

One You Leeds is a free local health service which support Leeds residents to start and maintain a healthy lifestyle. It offers a offers a service open to anyone in Leeds, including pregnant women, who would like to stop smoking. You can contact the service via the website One You Leeds or call them on 0800 169 4219 to make an appointment. Deaf people can ask One You Leeds to provide a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter for free – contact them for more information.

NHS.uk has more information about treatments for stopping smoking, tips for stopping, preventing a relapse and  information about stopping smoking for your mental health

The Today is the Day campaign has information and resources.

 

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