Stop Smoking Essex

Our Stop Smoking services are available, and free, to everyone living or working in Essex, excluding Southend and Thurrock.

We can support you in finding the right advice and support in various locations across the County including GP surgeries, pharmacies and specialist clinics.

That may also include Nicotine Replacement Therapy (which can include skin patches, chewing gum, inhalators, lozenges, and mouth spray) or consumer products like e-cigarettes and Vapes which can help reduce cravings and manage withdrawal symptoms experienced when stopping.

Three easy steps to stop smoking

  • Complete our online assessment where you'll provide your details - including how many cigarettes you currently smoke.
  • We then offer you a choice of courses.
  • Book the course that suits your lifestyle and set a quit date today.
Get Started Today

Stop smoking, your way

Take control of your own quit smoking journey and choose the course delivery best-suited to you

  Online Self-Service Online courses completed at your own pace.
  Video workshop Learn by watching videos online
  Face-to-face Support led away from the screen and in person
  1-to-1 Phone Calls Support delivered over the phone
  1-to-1 Video Calls Support delivered via video calls

Why now?

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you will ever do for your health.

When you stop, you give your lungs the chance to repair and you will be able to breathe easier. There are lots of other benefits too – and they start almost immediately. Stopping smoking not only improves your physical health but also is proven to boost your mental health and wellbeing. Quitting can improve mood, and help relieve stress, anxiety and depression