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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance on treating tobacco dependence says that the Easyway in-person group seminar should be available through the NHS for adults who smoke.
Learn how to stop smoking cigarettes and don’t forget to carry on smoking all the way through the programme.
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We partner with the insurance and investment provider that rewards you for healthy habits. When you join Vitality, you can attend one Allen Carr programme, as part of your plan, at any one of our centres around the UK or online.
In other words, it’s free!
The Easyway method: How does it work?
Allen Carr’s Easyway method has been described as ‘a real smoker’s way to quit smoking’. You carry on smoking until you’re ready to stub out your final cigarette.
Easyway doesn’t focus on the downsides of smoking – instead the method answers the question “What’s so great about being a smoker?”
Understanding that is the key to how to quit smoking & being set free
So you’re thinking of quitting smoking.
There’s only one problem.
Only around 3% of those that try to stop persevere for more than a few days a week.
So what should you do?
Try electronic cigarettes, injections, gum patches, tablets, acupuncture.
These methods might help you get cigarettes out of your mouth for a short while, but none of them will get them out of your head anyway.
You’re probably afraid of all the withdrawal symptoms of the void that might form without vapes & cigarettes.
One you may replace with food of your coffee breaks being less enjoyable of looking for something to do with your hands, especially when you’re out drinking with friends.
You think you’ll have a hard time adjusting to life without cigarettes without something that seemed to be part of you for so long.
But there is another way you can wake up tomorrow morning and feel as if you’ve never, ever smoked.
You can continue to enjoy your coffee, go out, deal with stress and boredom, feel even more relaxed without suffering from unpleasant withdrawal symptoms or gaining weight without longing for cigarettes or envying other smokers.
You can start a new, clean and healthy life, and all you need to do is attend an Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop smoking Centre.
Allen Carr’s Easyway has more than 40 years of experience and 150 centres in over 50 countries across the globe.
The method has already helped more than 50 million people world and more importantly, the method has more than a 90% success rate based on our unique money back guarantee that sound too good to be true.
Well, there’s even more.
We’re so sure of our method that we offer a full money back guarantee.
If you don’t succeed in stopping smoking, your fee is refunded in full.
You don’t have to decide now, and you don’t even have to really want to quit.
Call your nearest Allen Carr centre and keep smiling.
You’ve just taken the first step towards your new life.
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Don’t just take our word for it, read what some clients, celebrities and medical experts say about how to stop smoking with Allen Carr’s Easyway method.
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Ashton Kutcher (Actor & Model)
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Dave Fenton, US
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Ellen DeGeneres (Comedian, Chat show host & Actor)
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4 years free for me and my partner… honestly …. it’s the best thing I ever did and I’ve gained so much more back than smoking took from me. Made the best memories hiking up Scottish mountains with my doggies. Would never have done that before. Thank you for giving me my life back. This method works its all mental and this man breaks it down so simply
Thank you for changing my life I feel so much better already I would recommend this program thank you so much for being there to support me even after the seminar ❤️
If you want to stop then this is the way to stop smoking & quit vaping.
Day flew by and was easy to be free!
THANK you for saving my life more than once. Smoking 6 years Drinking 7 years Taking hard Drugs 4 years Gambling ( lost already thousands of dollars) everything listed above is past thanks to you
Quite a few years ago I stopped smoking using Allen’s Easyway. Then, after a massive hangover …. I thought why not try stop drinking too… It is a great feeling not wanting any. I really do recommend Easyway. It really must have changed so many people for the better
Having read the Allan Carr stop smoking book several years ago I didn’t have much hope. Twenty minutes before the end of the stop smoking seminar I was still thinking I’m not sure this is going to work, but Wow! I feel liberated and free from smoking after 38 years of 20 a day. I crushed a full pack of cigarettes and binned them alongside my ashtray and vapes. Hugely recommend this seminar to everyone, especially those who are as sceptical as I was
OMG. I was lucky enough to have Sam. She was absolutely fantastic. I went through such a range of feelings, emotions, expectations, realisations. She slowly, clearly and methodically covered everything I was thinking, worrying about, doubting….. how she did the whole day, chatting so engagingly, being so kind, understanding, inclusive, positive…. huge hats off, she deserves a medal. I came in positive, got quite emotional as I wasn’t sure I was ready (I was, but I was an addict making excuses), became very nervous about failure, and now I’m completely happy and ok and I genuinely don’t want to smoke. Sam – thank you. You were fantastic today and I feel relief that nicotine isn’t in control anymore. And god knows how, but that big monster isn’t bullying me tonight (first night), I’m completely ok with it. I really feel like I have the tools to deal with this. Thanks so much.
I smoked for 20 years. I live in Turkey. I used to “smoke like a Turk”. I broke free from the nicotine addiction with the seminar about 6 months ago. Unless someone reminds me or I go to some smokey venue I don’t even remember that cigarettes exist. The thought of smoking or nicotine does not cross my mind at all anymore. I did gain some weight but with my newfound energy level and lung capacity I managed to lose much more weight than I gained.
Frequently asked questions
Which of your programmes is best for me? online video programme, seminar or book?
The seminar boasts the highest success rate of 90% and a full money back guarantee for smoking, alcohol and drugs. It’s the most powerful way of accessing Allen Carr’s Easyway method either at a centre or online via Zoom.
Our online video programmes allow you to stop when you want and where you want. It is not a seminar, neither is it a recording of one, but a standalone programme in its own right. Unlike our centre seminars you will not be able to speak directly with an Allen Carr’s Easyway therapist.
The book, audiobooks and apps allow you to go through the method at your own pace.
Why do I need the method? I can quit on my own
Statistics have shown that the success rate of quitting on your own is less than 3% after a year.
People have all types of erroneous perceptions about their addiction or issue.
The fact that you have been doing this for so many years does not mean that you understand how the addiction or issue mechanism works, in the same way that if you drive a vehicle, you won’t necessarily understand how the engine works. If you need help or a repair, you approach a qualified professional.
At Allen Carr, we specialize in helping people with addictions and issues. We have assisted tens of millions of people and set them free. The purpose of the programme is to share the data that we have accumulated with you and to assist you to perceive things truly and clearly, perhaps for the first time in your life.
The difference is not only in the significantly higher success rate than self-quitting, but also in the quality of quitting—the goal is to quit, but continue enjoying life without feeling a lack or sacrifice.
How successful is Allen Carr’s Easyway? / What is your success rate?
The success rate at Allen Carr’s Easyway Centres is over 50% after 12 months as indicated in independent scientific studies in peer review journals1.
It is also more effective than established government programmes including the gold standard NHS 1-1 service & the Irish Health Service’s Quit.ie based on two randomised controlled trials published in a peer reviewed journals.
What happens when you stop taking nicotine (smoking or vaping)?
When you stop taking nicotine whether through smoking cigarettes or vaping you will suffer withdrawal as for any drug. This page explains why, what you can expect and how bad smoking withdrawal or more correctly nicotine withdrawal will be.
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What is the money-back guarantee?
Our Money Back Guarantee applies only to our seminars for smoking, vaping, alcohol, & 1-1 drugs.
The reason we offer a money-back guarantee is so that people can try our approach without a financial risk. We are unique amongst established smoking, alcohol and drug addiction cessation services in offering this kind of guarantee.
Less than 10% of our clients make a claim but as long as you complete the programme as specified in our terms below, we will be more than happy to refund your fee.
Does your skin pay a price for your smoking and vaping?
Yep. Cigarette & vape smoke contains carbon monoxide, which displaces the oxygen in your skin, and nicotine, which reduces blood flow, leaving skin dry and discoloured. Cigarette smoking also depletes many nutrients, including vitamin C, which helps protect and repair skin damage. You can be the most dedicated gym goer and have the strictest diet, but smoking will negate all that. And sadly an expensive skincare regime won’t be able to get rid of the tell tale signs of smoking.
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- UK Clinical Trial finds Allen Carr’s Easyway as good as, if not better than, the Gold Standard NHS Programme which uses NRT & 1-1 psychological support.
Frings D, Albery IP, Moss AC, Brunger H, Burghela M, White S, and Wood KV (2020) Comparison of Allen Carr’s Easyway programme with a specialist behavioural and pharmacological smoking cessation support service: A randomised controlled trial. Addiction 115: doi: 10.1111/add.14897
- National 12 month Clinical Trial finds Allen Carr’s Easyway almost twice as effective as other smoking cessation methods available on Health Service. Keogan, S., Li, S., Clancy L. (2018) Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking – A randomised clinical trial. BMJ Tobacco Control, Issue 4 Volume 28
- After a 3 year study 51% reported continuing abstinence.
Moshammer, H., & Neuberger, M. (2007). Long term success of short smoking cessation seminars supported by occupational health care. Addictive Behaviors, 32(7), 1486-1493
- Smokers following Allen Carr’s Easyway were about 6 times more likely to be abstinent, assessed after 13 months, compared to similar smokers in the general population.
Dijkstra, A., Zuidema, R., Vos, D., Van Kalken, M., The effectiveness of the Allen Carr smoking cessation training in companies tested in a quasi-experimental design. BMC Public Health volume 14, Article number: 952 (2014)
- The 1 year quit rate was 55%. A long smoking history or many earlier unsuccessful attempts to quit did not predict failure.
Hutter, H., Moshammer, H. & Neuberger, M. Int Arch Occup Environ Health (2006) 79: 42
- NICE guidance on treating tobacco dependence says that the Easyway in-person group seminar should be available through the NHS for adults who smoke..Evidence shows..[it is] cost effective and value for money for NHS. Tobacco: preventing uptake, promoting quitting and treating dependence NICE guideline [NG209]
- The 2 year quit rate was 37.5% and reduced absenteeism of 85%
Prinzio, Bondanini, D Falco, Vinci, Camisa, Santoro, Arenesano, Dalmasso, Raponi, Di Brino, Cicchetti, Magnavita, Zaffin Feasibility of a Stop Smoking Program for Healthcare Workers in an Italian Hospital: Econometric Analysis in a Total Worker Health® Approach. Annals of Global Health (2023) Vol: 89 Issue 1