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Quit4Life - Stop smoking
You may feel that smoking helps you to feel less stressed. However, research into smoking and stress has shown that instead of helping you relax, smoking actually increases your feelings of anxiety and tension. This is why italk works closely with Quit4Life, the Free NHS smoking cessation service for Hampshire.
Quit4Life have a dedicated team of professional advisers who are committed to helping smokers who live or work in Hampshire who want to quit. As well as following evidence-based methods of treatment and support, their advisers have extensive experience and understand the difficulties that may be faced. They offer the support that can make all the difference between success and failure.
Quit4Life provide a number of services, including:
Weekly specialist adviser sessions
Pharmacy and GP appointments
Training for other health professionals
For more information on Quit4Life, including how to book an appointment visit their website: www.quit4life.nhs.uk