Happy New Year!

Published at 05 January, 2021.

Happy New Year

From all of us here at Yorkshire Smokefree, we would like to wish you a very Happy New Year! Hopefully this year will be better than last year, but if you want to make this year the year you finally quit smoking, we are here to help.

Many people decide that they will stop smoking on January 1st, but many fall short at this hurdle. As many places will be closed on January 1st, it makes it difficult for those who want to quit to find the support they need.

Starting the new year off with resolutions is a great way to motivate yourself, but as others have found setting resolutions can lead to failure very early on in the year.

That doesn’t mean you will fail at this resolution, it just means that you may need extra support in your quit.

To help you get started, here are a few tips from us:

  • Talk to your friends and family
  • Get active - think about things you can do instead of smoking
  • Swap out your normal routine for something different
  • Move away from your first cigarette of the day and enjoy something else instead

There are many ways we can help:

Quit online - https://yorkshiresmokefree.nhs.uk/pages/quit-online

Our online quit tool will allow you to create your own personal profile and will support you on a daily basis through your quit journey.

Telephone support - our advisors are on hand to answer any questions or provide additional support as you need it. You can call 0800 612 0011 (free from landlines) or 0330 660 1166.

Visit our frequently asked questions section to find out more: https://yorkshiresmokefree.nhs.uk/frequently-asked-questions

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