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Stop Smoking

Smoking remains the single, largest preventable cause of death and disability in the UK. It kills 100,000 + people in the UK every year. Within Barking and Dagenham smoking is responsible for about 17% of deaths from heart disease, and 80% of deaths from chronic lung diseases such as bronchitis and emphysema, it is a major contributor to high premature mortality and decreased life expectancy. With the right support you are four times more likely to quit successfully, we at the LBBD Stop Smoking Service are able to provide you with a free consultation to assess your needs.

This includes:

  • One to one support and advice
  • Telephone support (advice & encouragement)
  • Behavioural support
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy
  • Champix
  • Carbon monoxide (CO) testing

To make a referral or to self refer please contact:

Specialist Stop Smoking Service

020 8724 8018

healthy.lifestyles@lbbd.gov.uk

Support near you

We are located at several locations in the borough and are flexible in supporting you, please call the number above to book into one of the clinics below.

  • Barking Learning Centre
  • Dagenham Library
  • Leys Children Centre
  • William Bellamy School
  • John Perry Children’s Centre
  • Ingrebourne Children’s Centre
  • Park Centre
  • Becontree Children’s Centre
  • Gascoigne Children’s Centre
  • Brocklebank and Butler Court Hostels
  • Marksgate Health Centre

For full details of times and locations of each clinic, please see the timetable below.

October-2016-clinics

The Stop Smoking service are also at various events to raise awareness on the risks of smoking and the link between smoking and lung cancer. We will be offering free lung tests to the residents of Barking & Dagenham, keep an eye on this page for details of upcoming events.

 

stop-smoking

Becontree Heath Leisure Centre

Althorne Way
Dagenham
RM10 7FH
Call 020 8227 3338

Abbey Leisure Centre

Bobby Moore Way
Barking
IG11 7HW
Call 020 8227 3338

Jim Peters Arena

Mayesbrook Park
Lodge Avenue
Dagenham
RM8 2JR
Call 020 8215 3000

Park Centre

Rectory Road
Dagenham
RM10 9SA
Call 020 8227 3462

Barking Splash Park

Barking Park
Longbridge Road
Barking
IG11 8TA
Call 020 8724 3120