Stopping Smoking

QUIT YOUR WAY – Local Stop Smoking Support. During the current Covid-19 Pandemic face to face community stop smoking services have been temporarily suspended and we are currently providing telephone based support.

Please call for an appointment on 0131 537 9914 . 

No lectures, No pressure, Just support.

  •  Health Benefits begin soon after you smoke your last cigarette:
  •  Within 20 minutes, your blood pressure drops
  •  Within 8 hours, carbon monoxide levels in your blood drop to normal
  •  At 24 hours, your risk of a heart attack begins to fall
  •  At 2 weeks to 9 months, you can breathe easier as you can get more air into your lungs
  •  At 1 year, your risk of heart disease and stroke from smoking drops by 50%
  •  At 5 years, your risk of stroke is the same as a non-smoker
  •  At 10 years, your risk of heart disease equals that of a non-smoker

Additional information for smokers and friends and family, stop plans, advice on reasons to stop smoking (including benefits, a saving calculator, advice on smoking in pregnancy and second-hand smoke).