Quit Your Way Scotland

Quit Your Way Scotland is an advice and support service for anyone trying to stop smoking in Scotland.

You can contact Quit Your Way Scotland for free by:

Our helpline and webchat services are open:

  • Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 10.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

How Quit Your Way Scotland can help

Quit Your Way Scotland is run by NHS 24 and is staffed by trained advisors who'll be able to give you expert advice.

The service can help by:

  • talking through all the options available to you
  • referring you to free local NHS services
  • sending you a free Quit Your Way Scotland quit pack
  • helping you plan to stop in a way that suits you
  • offering support and advice when you're trying to stop
  • being there when other support services are closed

Who is the service for?

Whether you're ready to stop, just beginning to think about it, or are just looking for information, Quit Your Way Scotland is here to help you.

Quit Your Way Scotland has no minimum age limit, and you have the choice to chat with us for free on the phone or through webchat.

You can trust Quit Your Way Scotland to respect your confidentiality. You won't receive any letters and we won't share your information without your consent.

We know that smoking isn't just about cigarettes. If you've started using e-cigarettes, instead of, or alongside cigarettes, we can provide support. If you're smoking alongside recreational drugs, we can signpost you to help and advice.

What happens when I get in touch?

When you contact a Quit Your Way Scotland advisor they'll find out as much as they can about your current smoking. They'll offer advice and information to increase your chances of stopping for good.

Everyone's different, and that means the way you stop smoking needs to be tailored to your needs. It's all about finding a combination that works for you.

At Quit Your Way Scotland we know that willpower alone isn't always enough to stop for good. Our advisors will guide you through what's helped other smokers, and help you work out what's most likely to work for you. This could range from advice and information, to finding you help in your local area.

Ongoing support

Lots of people contact Quit Your Way Scotland for a bit of support when they're feeling tempted. We can help keep you feeling strong and motivated. It doesn't matter whether you want to speak to us for 2 minutes or 10 minutes, we're here to listen and help.

Even if your last stop attempt wasn't successful, Quit Your Way Scotland can help you get back on track.

You don't have to give up smoking alone, with advice and support, your chances of quitting are vastly improved.