Stopping smoking and mental wellbeing We all know that stopping smoking improves physical health. Evidence shows however, that it can also improve mood and help relieve stress, anxiety and depression. If you’re a smoker, you may find you’re smoking more during the COVID-19 outbreak. It's a common belief that smoking helps you relax, but smoking actually increases anxiety and tension. You’re likely to feel calmer and more positive after giving up smoking. The SmokeFree Warrington Team can help you quit smoking by: providing regular support enabling you to create new positive routines, which reduce stress making sure you don’t go through nicotine withdrawal requesting products on prescription for you, to make it easier to quit To find out more about how the SmokeFree Warrington Team can help you, call 0300 003 0818, or visit the Team’s Facebook page.