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Stop smoking

Every cigarette you smoke causes real harm, 1 in 2 long-term smokers die from smoking related diseases, such as:

  • Heart disease or heart attacks.
  • Lung disease.
  • Cancers.
  • Stroke.

Smoking can also adversely affect your lungs, stomach, skin, bones, brain, and mouth and throat.

The effects of second hand smoke can be dangerous to your family and friends.

So why not consider giving up smoking?

Stop smoking clinics

To help you stop smoking there are FREE​​ clinics held every week in Rochdale, Middleton and Heywood.​​ To book an appointment at any of the clinics, please call the stop smoking service.

Call 01706 751190 to book your appointment

Top tips for quitting

  • Get some help, contact the stop smoking service today, see your doctor, ask at your pharmacy or contact local health trainers.
  • Plan ahead to help you cope with stressful situations.
  • Pick a quit date that will be stress-free and stick to it.
  • Take it one day at a time.
  • Pair up with someone else who wants to stop so you can support each other.
  • Avoid situations where you might be tempted to smoke.
  • Keep track of the money you’re saving and treat yourself.

Stop smoking during pregnancy

Stop smoking during pregnancy - stopping smoking while pregnant is one of the best things you can do for you and your baby.

Help for younger people

Stopping smoking for younger people - the younger you start smoking, the more likely you are to die as a result of it.

Related pages

  • Stoptober - stop smoking for 28 days this October and you're 5 times more likely to quit for good!!
  • Smokefree - sign-up to get FREE support from the NHS to stop smoking
  • Cost calculator - smoking is expensive, find out how much you could save by quitting
  • Paan, bidi and shisha - can be as addictive as smoking and cause cancer


01706 751190

Phone: Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm.

Suite G2, Lock 50 Business Centre
Oldham Road
Rochdale OL16 5RD