The Health Service Executive can reveal that Ireland is now a nation of quitters – that is people who want to quit smoking.
According to HSE research, the State now has more people who have quit smoking – or want to – than those who now continue to want to smoke.
If you or someone you know would like to quit – or is struggling to give up cigarettes visit the HSE’s dedicated websiteÂ www.quit.ieÂ for advice and access to support
1 in every 2 smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease but 80% of smokers say they want to quit and 40% try to quit each year.
You can also CALL the National Smokers Quitline at 1850-201-203.
The HSE’s latest “I Will Survive” TV advert to support those giving up the habit.