It’s really helpful for a smoker who want to break their bad habit, when there is a free quiting smoking program like NHS. This is absolutely free of charge. You can do an at home remedy, therapy or program on stopping smoking cigarettes by NHS help.
Here are the services provided by NHS for free:
1. Free NHS Smoking Helpline
You can call them in Free NHS Smoking Helpline: 0800 022 4 332, 7 Days a week, 7am to 11pm. Ask advise from experts or ex-smokers, ask about the program, I think they will love to answer your question.
2. Free Local NHS Stop Smoking Services
NHS offers what they call as “Free Local NHS Stop Smoking Services”, you can find the service if there is available near you here.
Here is an excerpt about the local service from NHS website:
“You can join the service in your are, then a trained adviser will help you to put your plan to stop smoking into action. The group sessions start a couple of weeks before you start your program. Your first sessions help you to plan and prepare to quit. After you go smokefree your group will meet each week for advice and motivation.”
“Some people prefer to talk one-to-one. In many areas you can arrange an appointment with an adviser for individual support.”
“Your adviser will be able to tell you about nicotine replacement products and other stop smoking medicines. You will also be able to use a carbon monoxide monitor to assess your level of addiction and monitor the fall in harmful carbon monoxide levels in your body.”
3. Free support at home with the Together Programme
This program built to help and guide you when you’re in your stop smoking program’s progress. The experts and ex-smokers there to help you through each step to make sure you are in the right way. Together programme provides you with practical help and advice including regular mail packs, emails, supportive text messages and phone calls.
If you want to join the program try here.
4. Free Quit Tool
With this service you can order support materials for free (support packs, leaflets and a DVD), you can download inspirational videos and stop smoking guides, you can calculate how much you’ll save when you’re not smoking, you can take the test for advice on beating your cravings, you will discover the effects of smoking on the human body and you have to make a promise to go quit smoking to your family and friends if you want to stop.
NHS suggests the member who joined the program to use Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) which can be done using nicotine gum, nicotine patches, Microtabs, Lozenges, Inhalators and Nicotine nasal spray. You can get these stuff with prescription from your doctor. Or you can use medicine like: Zyban (Bupropion Hydrochloride) and Champix
NHS give the smokers program and support for free. And this is really helpful to encourage people to not smoking anymore. If you are a smoker you must take advantage of this NHS program. Try and keep spirit.