Smoking

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Smoking will impact your life, and even more so if you are living with COPD or other respiratory conditions. If you are a smoker the best thing you can do to enable you to live your life, look after your health and to help you feel better, is to give up smoking.  Giving up can be hard and it has to be the right decision for you. This section will give you more information and signpost you to support. 

Sources of information about smoking

Why smoking is bad for me - British Lung Foundation (BLF)

COPD and smoking - Ash

How to stop smoking - British Lung Foundation (BLF)

Help to stop smoking - My lungs, my life

Stop smoking - Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS)

Help to stop smoking in the Highlands

Smoke Free Highland - NHS Highland - evidence shows that you are 4 times more likely to quit if you have expert help

 

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