Stop smoking


Smokers have a very high risk of developing cancers and chronic illnesses

What is secondhand smoke?

A combination of smoke coming out of smoker’s mouth and the smoke given off by the burning of cigarette.

Benefits on health

Once you stop smoking, your body starts to repair itself.

  • Reduce the risk of getting serious smoking-related diseases such as heart disease, cancers, lung disease and peripheral vascular disease.
  • Decreases the risk of many diseases related to second-hand smoke in children, such as asthma.

Other benefits

  • You will save well over HK$20,000 a year if you smoke 1 pack a day. Over HK$200,000 in 10 years
  • Your breath is fresh all the time
  • Your clothes, hair and your home will smell better
  • Your taste buds will feel much better

Tips on quitting smoking

Wait! Slow down your action, you will get over your urge to smoke in few minutes. Do not light a cigarette.

Distract yourself by washing your face, listening to music or talking to others.

Deep breathing can relieve your stress and regains your concentration and helps you get over your urge to smoke.

Drink plenty of water. It can help you defeat the urge to smoke.

Medication for quitting smoking

Nicotine gum

Nicotine inhaler

Nicotine patch

Non-nicotine drug

  • Varenicline/Champix

Smoking Cessation Services

United Christian Nethersole Community Health Service (UCNCHS)

(Smoking Cessation Programme for Ethnic Minorities and New Immigrants)

http://www.ucn.org.hk/?l=e&c=anti_smoke

Smoking cessation Centre Address Tel
Jockey club Tin Shui Wai community Centre Unit 103, 1/F, Tin Ching Amenity and Community Building, Tin Ching Estate, 
Tin Shui Wai, New Territories 3156-9000
Kwong Fuk Community Centre 19, G/F, Kwong Yan House, Kwong Fuk Estate, Tai Po, New Territories 2638-3846,
6626-5342 (WhatsApp)
UCN Jorden health Centre 13/F, Sino Cheer Plaza, No. 23 Jordan Road, Kowloon 2770-8365,
2783-7628, 
5628-5198 (WhatsApp)
Bradbury Tin community health Centre 4/F, Butterfly Bay Community Centre, Butterfyl Estate, Tuen Mun 2340-3022
Jockey club Wo Lok community health Centre Unit 26-33, G/F, Kui On House, Wo Lok Estate, Kwun Tong, Kowloon 2344-3444,
 5625-3918 (WhatsApp)
Location Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Tel
Hong Kong 194-200 Lockhart Road, 17/F,
Tung Sun commercial centre, Wan Chai
 2332 8977
or
1833 183 (Press 2)
Kowloon 7 Shing Yip Street, 20/F,
Legend Tower, Kwun Tong
 2332 8977
or
1833 183 (Press 2)
N.T.
  • 16/F, Room 1601, KOLOUR Tsuen Wan I, 68 Chung on street, Tsuen Wan
  • Unit 1705, Level 17, Tower II, Grand central plaza,
    138 Sha Tin Rural committee road, Sha Tin
  • Shop 14A, G/F, Ming Tak Shopping Centre, Ming Tak Estate,
    10 Pui Shing Lane, Hang Hau, Tseung Kwan O
  • 4/F, Butterfly Bay Community Centre, Butterfly Estate, Tuen Mun
 2332 8977
or
1833 183 (Press 2)

Department of Health

Location Department of health Tel
Kowloon 2/F, Ngau Tau Kok Jockey Club Clinic, 60 Ting On Street, Ngau Tau Kok  1833 183 (Press 1)

Hospital Authority

http://www.ha.org.hk/visitor/ha_visitor_index.asp?Content_ID=10098&Lang=ENG&Dimension=100&Parent_ID=10085&Ver=HTML

Quitline: (Smoking cessation counselling and cessation hotline)

Hotline : 2300 7272

Service Hours : 

Service hours on Monday to Friday is from 9:00am to 5:00pm and from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday. During non-service hours, callers can leave their name, contact number and district of residence as voice mail so that the relevant smoking cessation counsellors can follow up with them.

Smoking Cessation and counselling Centre

Hong Kong Island

Smoking Counselling and Cessation Centre Address Tel
Central District Health Centre General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 1 Kau U Fong, Central 2545 1485
Kennedy Town Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 45 Victoria Road, Kennedy Town 2817 3215
Sai Ying Pun Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic* 1/F, 134 Queen's Road West, Sai Ying Pun  2859 8203
Tung Wah Hospital General Out-patient Clinic G/F, Block H, Tung Wah Hospital,
12 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan
2589 8518
Anne Black General Out-patient Clinic* 1/F, 140 Tsat Tse Mui Road, North Point 3487 8814
Chai Wan General Out-patient Clinic* G/F, 1 Hong Man Street, Chai Wan 3487 8814
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital* L2 East Wing SOPD Block,
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital,
3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan
2595 7162
Sai Wan Ho General Out-patient Clinic* 1/F, 28 Tai Hong Street, Sai Wan Ho 3487 8814
Shau Kei Wan Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic* 1/F, 8 Chai Wan Road, Shau Kei Wan 3487 8814
Wan Tsui General Out-patient Clinic* G/F, Block 12, Wan Tsui Estate, Chai Wan 3487 8814
Aberdeen Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic* G/F, Block A, 10 Aberdeen Reservoir Road, Aberdeen 2555 0381
Ap Lei Chau General Out-patient Clinic 1/F, 161 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, Ap Lei Chau 2518 5610
Queen Mary Hospital Specialist Out-patient Clinic Block S, Specialist Clinic,
Queen Mary Hospital,
102 Pofulam Road, Pofulam
2255 4139
Tung Wah Eastern Hospital General and Specialist Out-Patient Department, G/F,
Main Block, Tung Wah Eastern Hospital,
19 Eastern Hospital Road, Causeway Bay
2162 6021
Violet Peel General Out-patient Clinic* LG, Community Ambulatory Care Centre,
Tang Shiu Kin Hospital,
282 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai
3487 8814

Kowloon

Smoking Counselling and Cessation Centre Address Tel
Central Kowloon Health Centre G/F, 147A Argyle Street, Mong Kok 2545 1485
Hung Hom Clinic 22 Station Lane, Hung Hom 2353 3811
Lee Kee Mermorial Dispensary 99 Carpenter Road, Kowloon City 2382 1096
Shun Tak Fraternal Association Leung Kau Kui Clinic 2/F, Tokwawan Market & Government Offices Building,
165 Ma Tau Wai Road, Kowloon City
2715 9538
Kowloon Bay Health Centre General Out-patient Clinic 1/F, 9 Kai Yan Street, Kowloon Bay 2116 2811
Kwun Tong Community Health Centre* UG/F, 60 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong 2341 0313
Lam Tin Polyclinic General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 99 Kai Tin Road, Lam Tin 2346 2853
Ngau Tau Kok Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic* 3/F, 60 Ting On Street, Ngau Tau Kok 3518 7783
Cheung Sha Wan Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic 2 Kwong Lee Road, Cheung Sha Wan 2997 5618
Shek Kip Mei General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 2 Berwick Street, Shek Kip Mei 2788 3023
West Kowloon General Out-patient Clinic G/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices,
303 Cheung Sha Wan Road
2150 7200
East Kowloon General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 160 Hammer Hill Road, Diamond Hill 2320 4240
Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital Family Medicine Clinic G/F, OPD Block, 118 Shatin Pass Road, Wong Tai Sin 2927 6101
Robert Black General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 600 Prince Edward Road East, San Po Kong 2383 3311
Wang Tau Hom Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 200 Junction Road, Wang Tau Hom 3143 7100
Wu York Yu General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 55 Sheung Fung Street, Tsz Wan Shan 2352 5221
Li Po Chun General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 22 Arran Street, Mong Kok 2393 8161
Queen Elizabeth Hospital* Lower Ground, Block D,
Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
30 Gascoigne Road, Yau Ma Tei
2928 6364
Yau Ma Tei Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic 1/F, 145 Battery Street, Yau Ma Tei 2272 2417

New
 Territories
 and Islands

Smoking Counselling and Cessation Centre Address Tel
Mui Wo General Out-patient Clinic 1/F, Mui Wo Government Offices,
2 Ngan Kwong Wan Road, Mui Wo
2984 2080
North Lamma General Out-patient Clinic G/F,100 Main Street, Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island 2982 0213
North Lantau Community Health Centre 3/F, North Lantau Hospital,
8 Chung Yan Road,
Tung Chung, Lantau
3467 7374
Peng Chau General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 1A Shing Ka Road, Peng Chau 2983 1110
Tai O Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 103 Shek Tsai Po Street, Tai O 2493 8309
Ha Kwai Chung General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 77 Lai Cho Road, Kwai Chung 2742 8415
Mrs Wu York Yu General Out-patient Clinic UG/F, 310 Wo Yi Hop Road, Lei Muk Shue 2487 1211
North Kwai Chung General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 125 Tai Pak Tin Street, Kwai Chung 2418 8501
Princess Margaret Hospital Specialist Out-patient Clinic 5/F (SOPC Pharmacy), Block K,
2-10 Princess Margaret Hospital Road,
Lai Chi Kok
2990 3921
South Kwai Chung Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic 310 Kwai Shing Circuit, Kwai Chung 2615 7333
Tsing Yi Cheung Hong General Out-patient Clinic 3/F, Tsing Hong Estate Commercial Complex Phase 1, Tsing Yi 2943 8100
Tsing Yi Town General Out-patient Clinic 21 Tsing Luk Street, Tsing Yi 2434 6205
Fanling Family Medicine Centre 1/F, Fanling Health Centre,
2 Pik Fung Road, Fanling
2639 4601
North District Hospital* G/F, North District Hospital,
9 Po Kin Road, Sheung Shui
2929 1080
Shek Wu Hui Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 108-130 Jockey Club Road,
Shek Wu Hui, Sheung Shui
2670 0211
Mona Fong General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 23 Man Nin Street, Sai Kung 2792 2601
Tseung Kwan O Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic* G/F, 99 Po Lam Road North, Tseung Kwan O 2927 2084
Lek Yuen General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 9 Lek Yuen Street, Sha Tin 2692 8730
Ma On Shan Family Medicine Centre G/F, 609 Sai Sha Road, Ma On Shan 2644 5521
Prince of Wales Hospital Family Medicine Training Centre and Integrated Clinic,
3/F, South Wing,
Li Ka Shing Specialist Outpatient Clinic,
Prince of Wales Hospital,
30-32 Ngan Shing Street, Sha Tin
3505 3481
Yuen Chau Kok General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 29 Chap Wai Kon Street, Sha Tin 2647 3383
Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital Specialist Out-patient Clinic G/F, Block B, 11 Chuen On Road, Tai Po 2689 2974
Tai Po Jockey Club General Out-patient Clinic G/F, 37 Ting Kok Road, Tai Po 2664 2039
Wong Siu Ching Family Medicine Centre G/F, 1 Plover Cove Road, Tai Po 2652 3706
Lady Trench General Out-patient Clinic 213 Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan 2759 6263
Tuen Mun Clinic G/F, 11 Tsing Yin Street, San Hui, Tuen Mun 2452 9111
Tuen Mun Hospital* Room 613, 6/F, Ambulatory Care Centre,
Tuen Mun Hospital,
23 Tsing Chung Koon Road, Tuen Mun
2452 9111
Tuen Mun Wu Hong Clinic 1/F, 2 Wu Hong Street, Tuen Mun 2458 3788
Yan Oi General Out-patient Clinic Tuen Mun Community Care Centre,
3/F, Yan Oi Polyclinic,
6 Tuen Lee Street, Tuen Mun
2452 0332
Madam Yung Fung Shee Health Centre Yuen Long Community Care Centre, 2/F,
Madam Yung Fung Shee Health Centre,
26 Sai Ching Street, Yuen Long
2452 0332
Tin Shui Wai (Tin Yip Road) Community Health Centre 2/F, Tin Shui Wai (Tin Yip Road) Community Health Centre,
3 Tin Yip Road, Tin Shui Wai
3124 2300
Tin Shui Wai Health Centre (Tin Shui Road) G/F, 3 Tin Shui Road, Tin Shui Wai 2448 5511
Yuen Long Jockey Club Health Centre G/F, 269 Castle Peak Road, Yuen Long 2443 8511

Smoking cessation Hotline

Smoking cessation clinic Phone number
Department of Health 1833 183 ( Press 1 )
Tung Wah group of hospitals 1833 183 ( Press 2 )
Hospital Authority 1833 183 ( Press 3 )
Pok Oi Smoking Cessation Service using Traditional Chinese Medicine 1833 183 ( Press 4 )
Youth Quitline of the University of Hong Kong 1833 183 ( Press 5 )

Pak Oi hospital smoking cessation Centre

Smoking counselling Centre Address Tel
Pak Oi Chinese medicine service G/F, Sha Tin (Tai Wai) clinic, 2 Man Lai Road, Tai Wai, Sha Tin, N.T. 2607 1222
Pak Oi hospital Au Tau, Yeun Long, N.T. 2486 8000

Smoking cessation talks

https://www.tco.gov.hk/english/quitting/quitting_talk.html

The Tobacco Control Office organizes smoking cessation health talk to explain:

  • Harmful effects of smoking and secondhand smoke
  • Reasons for quitting smoking
  • Benefits of quitting smoking
  • Encourage smokers to quit smoking

*Information on methods of quitting smoking, medications and smoking cessation clinic services will be provided