Talk to a stop smoking specialist

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In Gateshead, you can get help and support from one of our stop smoking advisers.

These are based in most chemists and GP practices. Simply call or pop in to make an appointment.

If you would like to talk with someone about your options, you can

  • email us at smokefree@gateshead.gov.uk
  • call us on 0191 433 3058
  • use the form below to send us your details and we'll get back to you

Get in touch

What will happen at your appointment

The stop smoking adviser will provide you with free expert advice and guidance during the first few weeks of stopping.

They will also advise on what stop smoking medicine is best for you.

You decide on a quit date, and plan a course of weekly appointments with the advisor.

Benefits to you

Your chances of stopping smoking will increase by 300%.

The advisor will help you address any particular problems you are facing.

The medicine will reduce your cigarette cravings and nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

You'll save money - estimate how much using NHS inform's Calculate My Savings tool.

Your commitment

This option is not for everyone. You have to commit to attending your appointments for at least four weeks after your quit date.

If this isn't for you, you can try using a stop smoking medicine or stopping by yourself.

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