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There is strong evidence that support from a specialist stop smoking advisor, combined with one or more stop smoking aids, is the most effective way to quit.


Our free local stop smoking service offers one-to-one support along with stop smoking medicines, which are currently available for the cost of a prescription. 


Our friendly team of trained advisors are ready to help you on your journey to quit smoking. The service is delivered through one-to-one sessions,  in a wide range of venues across the county and over the telephone. We also run a number of out-of-hours sessions for those who find it difficult to make sessions during the day. 

Contact the stop smoking support team.

If you would like to organise a face-to-face appointment or a telephone call with one of our specialist stop smoking advisors, or you simply want to ask a question, complete this form and a member of the team will be in touch with you shortly.

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Local and national helplines

You can also call our local and national helplines for help and advice:

  • Northumberland Stop Smoking Service Local Helpline: 01670 813 135

  • National Smoking Helpline: 0300 1231 044

  • If you live in North Tyneside, contact North Tyneside Stop Smoking Support: 0191 643 7171

  • If you live in Newcastle, contact Newcastle Stop Smoking Service: 0191 269 1103

Who else can I turn to for help?

  • Speak to your GP, pharmacy, health trainer or local stop smoking service 

  • Tell friends and family you have quit and talk about your feelings

  • Download apps on your phone to help you make a plan, or just to have support whenever you need it

  • If you live in Northumberland, you can also get in touch with a health trainer who can offer friendly advice and support on lots of ways to stay healthy, including quitting smoking – 01670 623 840

  • Explore support options and our recommended tools and apps here



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