Stoptober is back for 2020!

On the 1st October, we will be launching Stoptober in Dudley. 2020 is proving to be very much out of the ordinary and so for this year our team will be taking our Stoptober promotions online! Those living in Dudley are encouraged to take up the 28 day challenge and quit for good, reducing their risk of potential complications from Covid-19.

We are hosting online support sessions throughout the month of September and October reaching out to smokers to give up the habit for good. Stop smoking advisors will available to offer advice, support and provide free stop smoking medications delivered straight to your door! We offer a free tailor-made programme of support from specialist stop smoking advisors to help smokers to quit.

Stoptober is the annual campaign from Public Health England (PHE) that encourages smokers across the country to join in and give quitting a go during October. Since launching in 2012, Stoptober has driven over 1.9 million quit attempts and is the biggest mass participation quit attempt in the country. Stoptober is based on research that smokers who make it to 28 days smokefree are five times more likely to quit for good. This year’s campaign will encourage smokers to lead healthier lives, reduce their impact on NHS services and risks associated with Covid-19. For free support to quit smoking contact a stop smoking advisor on 01865 238 036 or text QUIT to 66777. To find out more about what Dudley can offer you, including details of your next online sessions, click here

 

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