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YOURhealth Celebrate One Year anniversary with the amazing number of quits this year!

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YOURhealth Celebrate One Year anniversary with the amazing number of quits this year!


QUITTING SUCCESS RATES HAVE RISEN TO 23% AS 1 MILLION SMOKERS QUIT SINCE THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN ACCORDING TO DATA BY ASH

Stoptober encourages smokers to put their lungs first and join over 2 million smokers who have made a quit attempt with the annual campaign

 

Better Health – Stoptober is back for its ninth year, to remind all smokers that now more than ever, ahead of flu season, is the time to put your lungs first, quit smoking and breathe easier, by joining the nation’s biggest quit attempt from October 1st.

New data published by UCL today show that this year quitting success rates have risen from 14% to 23% (an increase of almost two thirds) with smoking prevalence among adults is at a record low of 13.9%.

If you are a smoker, quitting is the best thing you can do for your health and the health of those around you. Just search ‘Stoptober’ for more information and free tools to help you quit.

If you’re a smoker, quitting is the best thing you can do for your health and the health of those around you by accessing your free local Stop Smoking Service right here in the East Riding. You will be supported through a free 8 week programme with the option of free Nicotine Replacement Therapy or prescribed Champix medication. They are currently offering virtual or telephone consultations to ensure you are well supported on your quit journey and by using your local service you are 4 times more likely to succeed with your quit.

To find out more please contact YOURhealth:

Text QUIT to 60163

Call: 0800 9177752

Email: hnf-tr.healthtrainers@nhs.net

Website: www.nhs-health-trainers.co.ukYOURhealth Celebrate One Year anniversary with the amazing number of quits this year!