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Help to stop smoking

Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do to improve your health and the health of the people around you.

Evidence shows you are three times more likely to quit successfully with specialist support than going it alone.

Help is available

We offer 12 weeks of support and advice to help you stop smoking by providing information on coping with triggers, habits and stress. We help you choose the right products to support your quit attempt and provide access to treatment i.e.nicotine replacement therapy/electronic cigarette

Treatments are free if you do not pay for prescriptions. If you do pay for prescriptions, you will be charged a single prescription fee.

Where you can get help

GPs and pharmacies

There are over 100 GPs and pharmacies delivering stop smoking services in Birmingham.

Use our online directory to search for GPs or pharmacies that provide stop smoking services in your area.

You will need to select a category, enter your postcode, and then click the search button.

Quit with Bella app

If you want to quit smoking but need motivation to do so, why not download Quit with Bella?

The app enables you to:

  • join a community of people supporting each other to be smoke-free for life
  • express how you are feeling
  • support others through comments and smiles
  • become the permanent ex-smoker you want to be

You can find Quit with Bella on the IOS App Store and on Google Play.

The app is completely free if you are a Birmingham resident.

picture of Quit with Bella app. Image of a smart phone on a blue background.

If you want to know more

There is a lot of free national support and information available to help you, including:


Page last updated: 27 October 2023

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