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PEOPLE who want to give up smoking, lose weight or drink less can find help through a range of health services in Portsmouth.

NHS Portsmouth is reminding people that help is there for people wanting to change their lifestyles and become more healthy.

People looking to stamp out their smoking habit can find out more about visiting group sessions, one-on-one help and nicotine replacement therapy.

To find out more visit smoke free.nhs.uk.

Advice on eating better and getting more exercise to help lose weight can be found at nhs.uk/change4life.

And for those determined to curb drinking, then information can be found on recommended NHS alcohol limits, to reduce health damage.

To find out how to cut back on the amount of alcohol you drink and health benefits, visit nhs.uk/livewell/alcohol.

Dr Ruth Milton of PCT cluster Ship, which covers Portsmouth, said: ‘The trick is to think of what you want to achieve and then break it down into manageable goals and reach your target.’