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Quitting and your Mental Health


If you have been diagnosed with a severe mental health condition quitting smoking can be tougher to achieve. But with the right support you are 4 times more likely to quit for good! Here at Smokefree Norfolk we have a new service to help.
SmokeFree Norfolk have joined up with ‘Together for Mental Wellbeing’ to launch an exciting new service to support patients with a Severe Mental Illness (SMI) and their carer to quit smoking.
The programme of behavioural support coupled with the use of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (patches etc) or the offer of a FREE vape is tailored to suit you. Offering up to 6 months of support to either decide on a date to quit where you quit all together or a more manageable ‘Cut Down to Stop’.


The team of five Wellbeing Mentors are working across a pilot area in Norwich North and Central, Great Yarmouth and Gorleston. Not only can they coach you to quit they can also help with referrals to other specific support services and organisation to boost your wellbeing and mental health. We can even work with your care team.


Whether you’d prefer support by meeting face-to-face at a local community venue, a home visit or the telephone’s best for you. We’ll help you reach your smokefree goals, one step at a time.


To sign up for support to quit or cut down call us today on 0800 0854 113 choose option 3, or sign up today here online CLICK HERE

Switch to Vaping

Sometimes setting an abrupt quit date, where you decide to stop smoking for good can be pretty daunting, especially if you’re living with a severe mental illness. Have you thought about switching to a vape..?


Smokefree Norfolk can help support you and offer you a FREE vape, with a device and e-liquid to get you started. Soon you’ll be reaching for your vape and not craving a cigarette.


• Easy to use vape supplied
• Various flavours and of e-liquid strengths to try
• No more cigarette chemicals, smell or smoke!!

CARERS that want to Quit too


We understand at Smokefree Norfolk how tough it can be to quit smoking if you’re a Carer and how you might have come to rely upon smoking as a little bit of ‘me time’? If you and or the person you care for want to quit Smokefree Norfolk are here to help.


We can offer you:


• Up to 12 weeks of one-to-one Nicotine Replacement Therapy or a FREE vape to Cut down to Stop
• Or Up to 6 months of one-to-one Nicotine Replacement Therapy or a FREE vape to quit completely
• Smokefree Norfolk will listen and support you through out the programme and tailor your treatment to work for you
• Helping you set goals for your own wellbeing as a Carer and signposting you to specific support

Support from a Wellbeing Mentor is subject to eligibility and catchment area, please call 0800 0854 113 for more details.

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