Mark

A year ago, Mark Gent weighed 37 stone and was diagnosed with diabetes. Since then, he’s lost over half his body weight and is now volunteering with ABL Health as a peer supporter to help others lead a healthier lifestyle. Here’s Mark’s story: “I had been overweight all my life and last year found out […]

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) gives you some of the nicotine that you would have received from cigarettes. However, NRT does not contain the harmful stuff in cigarettes like tar, carcinogens and carbon monoxide which can affect your health. Using NRT is an effective way to help quit smoking with many products available. Courses of NRT […]

Stop Smoking medications

We offer the medication Champix, which is a tablet form of stopping smoking that does not contain any nicotine. Champix is only available on prescription and is requested by your stop-smoking advisor after assessment. It can’t be used if you are pregnant, under 18, or have certain pre-existing medical conditions. Speak to your advisor for […]

People’s stories

Joan, David, Andrew, Neil, Maria and Geoff talk about smoking… and the journey towards quitting.

One-to-one clinics and telephone support

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic our advisors are offering telephone support on a weekly basis. Support and products are still available during this time. Local restrictions and COVID guidance permitting, we also offer Drop-ins and One-to-one clinics.