Your stop smoking stories
Stories written by people like you, talking about their experiences stopping smoking.
Read the stories of people who have been impacted by smoking, including how they gave it up. This page also features our anti-smoking policy stories.
Your stories about smoking
I’m quitting to protect my lungs
At a time when lung health matters more than ever, Sandra explains why she #QuitforCovid.
How I stopped smoking
When he was 26, Tommy gave up smoking. He shares why he chose to give up and what made this time successful.
Why is it so hard to stop smoking?
Dr Nick Hopkinson explains what makes stopping smoking so difficult and why NHS support is the best way to quit.
People aren't getting the help they need to quit smoking
In the last year, 235,000 fewer stop smoking products have been given out each year.
Stop smoking services are vital for smokers quitting with e-cigarettes
The findings follow the largest trial to date.
Why are people getting less help to quit?
Our new report Less help to quit has found that fewer people every year are being given treatments which helps them to quit from their GP or pharmacist.
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.