Take the First Step to a Smoke-Free Life with Our Stop Smoking Support Sessions in Blackburn with Darwen

Are you a resident of Blackburn with Darwen looking to kick the smoking habit once and for all? Active Lancashire together with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has an incredible opportunity for you to embark on a smoke-free journey with our dedicated stop smoking advisor, Sarah. Best of all, our stop smoking support sessions are fully funded, making it easier than ever to start your journey towards a healthier, smoke-free life.

Why Choose Our Stop Smoking Support Sessions?

We understand that quitting smoking can be challenging, but you don't have to do it alone. Our stop smoking advisor is here to provide you with expert advice, support, and guidance to help you quit smoking successfully. Whether you've tried quitting before or you're just getting started, our community support sessions are available at every stage of your journey.

What We Offer:

  1. Tailored Quit Plan: Our stop smoking advisor will work with you to create a tailored quit plan personalised to your unique needs and preferences. We'll help you understand how your smoking habit began, provide strategies to curb the urge to smoke, and guide you on managing any symptoms that may arise during the quitting process.
  2. Ongoing Online Support: We are committed to your success. You'll also have the opportunity to join our online community ‘Stop Smoking Together’ where you can access ongoing support to help you remain smoke-free and also support others who are on their quitting journey, creating a sense of community and shared success. Sign up here today. 
  3. Convenient Drop-In Sessions: We understand that life can be busy, so we've made it easy for you to access our stop smoking support. You can drop into one of our weekly sessions at the Family Hubs. No appointments needed – just come when it suits you! Contact us for information on locations, times and dates. 

Who Can Join?

Our stop smoking support sessions are open to current smokers who are residents of Blackburn with Darwen or registered with a Blackburn with Darwen GP. We offer support for individuals aged 13 and above. So, whether you're a teenager or an adult, our services are available to you.

What's Included:

  • Group support through the Smoking Recovery Coaching sessions via Zoom with professional and peers to help you on your journey to stop smoking. Build motivation towards a successful quit, learn to better manage cravings and withdrawals and connect with others like you and learn from their experiences
  • Support with nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) for a maximum of 12 weeks, providing you with the tools you need to overcome your nicotine cravings.
  • The Stop Smoking Service will provide up to 2 smoking cessation attempts per person per financial year, ensuring that you have the resources you need to succeed.

Don't let smoking control your life any longer. Take advantage of this opportunity to transform your life and improve your health. With the guidance and support of our dedicated stop smoking advisor, Sarah, you can start your journey towards a smoke-free future.

Join us at Active Lancashire's stop smoking support sessions in Blackburn with Darwen, and together, we can make Blackburn with Darwen a healthier and smoke-free community. Say goodbye to cigarettes and hello to a brighter, smoke-free future. Your journey begins here.

To find out more or to join our stop smoking support sessions, drop into one of our weekly sessions at the Family Hubs, or contact Sarah on 07465 743761 or email [email protected] and let us help you take the first step towards a healthier, smoke-free life.

Active Partnerships
Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership
Funded by UK Government Levelling Up