Public Information Sheets
We aim to ensure that Manchester Stop Smoking Service is accessible by all communities across the city. We have a range of leaflets in different languages. The following provide information on tobacco use and its health effects. Click on the link to view the information sheets (to view the files you will need Acrobat Reader, which you can download free from here).
- Stop Smoking Generic Leaflet Updated: (22/09/14 524-741kB)
Information about the Stop Smoking Service available in a wide selection of additional languages, please select below.
Arabic | Bangla | Chinese | Farsi | Polish | Somali | Urdu
- Are you ready to stop using tobacco? Updated: (24/10/14 405kB-2.5MB)
This looks at the effects of tobacco use. It provides information on support available when you are ready to stop using tobacco.
Arabic | Bangla | Urdu
- Health benefits of stopping smoking
As soon as you stop smoking your body starts to repair itself from the harm cigarettes have done.
- Craving triggers
Nicotine is a highly addictive drug. Identify your nicotine triggers and plan ways to cope with them.
- Products to help you stop smoking
There are three types of products available on the NHS to help you to stop smoking – Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Zyban and Champix.
- Tobacco – the facts
Cigarette smoking became a mass habit in the 20th century. It was not until after the Second World War that the dangers of smoking were firmly established.
- The health effects of smoking
Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, which are present either as gases or as tiny particles. These include: Formaldehyde (embalming dead animals), Nicotine, tar, arsenic (ant poison), Methanol (rocket fuel), lead (car fumes) and more.
- Questions and answers about smoking and cancer
Cigarette smoking is the most significant cause of and death from lung cancer in both men and women. Smoking is also responsible for most cancers of the larynx, oral cavity, and oesophagus. In addition, it is highly associated with the development of and death from bladder, kidney, pancreatic and cervical cancers.
- Smoking and health myths
Truth and facts about cigarette smoking and dispelling the myths and half truths.
- Second hand (passive) smoking
Questions and answers on the harmful health effects of breathing in other people’s cigarette smoke.
- Stopping smoking and weight gain
Tips on preventing weight gain when you stop smoking.
- Please protect our staff from second hand smoke
Information for people receiving home visits.
- Have you heard of Chemical Soup?
Would you let your children play nearby with chemicals bubbling on the stove? Children breathe in chemicals from cigarette smoke if anyone smokes inside the house and car. Keep your home and car smokefree.