A huge congratulations to Gary who decided to quit to help improve his treatment for cancer.
What was your main reason to access the service?
I have cancer so I found that stopping smoking helped with my treatment.
Did you believe you could achieve 4 weeks smokefree?
No not at all, I never thought I could do it!
Have you used medication to help you quit?
Yes, I used Champix. I couldn't have done it without it!
Aside from medication, what else helped you stay smokefree?
My family has been very supportive! I did this mainly for my kids which I am so proud of.
Has your health improved since you quit?
My breathing has improved a lot since quitting. I've also felt the financial benefit and I feel so much more positive.
Did the lockdown affect your quit?
It definitely made it difficult, I had to have a lot of willpower to keep going!
What did you find helpful about accessing the service via telephone?
The support I received from my advisor was very helpful, also knowing that someone will contact you regularly to see how you are managing and how I felt was a huge help to me.
If you’ve been impacted by Gary's journey and would like support to quit smoking, register now for a Callback Request today.