The programme seeks to reduce the overall levels of smoking in Hampshire by
- helping and motivating smokers to quit
- promoting smoke free communities
- preventing smoking among young people
How you can access help and advice
Help and advice about stopping smoking. This service is part of the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
This site is for people and organisations involved in helping other people stop smoking. It also supports the national tobacco control programme in Hampshire which aims to:
- stop the promotion of tobacco (advertising and marketing controls)
- make tobacco less affordable (taxation)
- ensure effective regulation of the sale of tobacco products
- help tobacco users to quit (stop smoking services)
- reduce exposure to secondhand smoke (legislation and promotional campaigns)
- maintain effective communciation of smoking/tobacco control issues
How is this programme important for health and well being in Hampshire?
Smoking is the single biggest cause of ill-health and premature death in Hampshire. Around 1850 people in Hampshire die from smoking-related diseases annually.
For strategy, action plans, and other formal documents please see the Smoke Free Hampshire site.