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Quit smoking

Find out how you can get help to quit smoking.

Services to help you quit

Quit for COVID

Smokers are more likely to catch COVID-19 and develop serious complications. So we are supporting them to take the opportunity to #QuitForCovid.

What we’re offering

Lewisham Stop Smoking Service is offering a telephone support service instead of face-to-face appointments during the COVID-19 outbreak. We will still provide support, advice, and the full range of treatments, which can be collected from your local pharmacy.

How to get started

Contact us on 0800 0820 388 to arrange an appointment with a specialist advisor. Alternatively, you can use iQuit, the digital stop smoking service.

Find out more about Quit for COVID campaign.

Local support sessions 

You can book an appointment to speak to a stop smoking advisor who will offer free support and medication on prescription to help you quit.

Online quit smoking tool

The Stop Smoking Service have developed a quit tool that you can use from your phone, tablet or PC. The tool is:

  • simple to use
  • helps to work out the best treatment for you
  • texts you when you may need moral support or a boost to help you on your journey to quit smoking.

You can access the stop smoking tool online

Specialist support 

The Stop Smoking Service can arrange for you to have specialist support if you are:

Smokers who are finding it difficult to quit will benefit from seeing an advisor face to face and getting weekly support from the specialist team.

We also support national campaigns including:

Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control

We are signatories to the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control which commits us to:

  • reduce smoking prevalence and health inequalities in the borough
  • develop plans with partners and local communities
  • participate in local and regional networks
  • support government action at national level
  • protect tobacco control work from the commercial and vested interests of the tobacco industry
  • monitor the progress of our plans
  • join the Smokefree Action Coalition.