Stoptober

Stoptober - the 28-day quit smoking campaign – is back!

You can get in touch with our Stop Smoking Service by visiting the health promotion service website call 01209 313419 or search Cornwall Stop Smoking Service on Facebook and Twitter. Based on research that if you stop smoking for 28-days you are five times more likely to quit for good, England’s seven million smokers are being encouraged to take part in this year’s Stoptober campaign, starting on 1 October. Visit the Stoptober website to find out about a range of free and proven support available to help you start your quitting journey for 28 days and beyond. From the app, email and social media support including Facebook Messenger, to more information about the expert face to face support that the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Stop Smoking Service can offer, as well as the different types of stop smoking aids available to you; including medicines and e-cigarettes – Stoptober is here to help you. 

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Everyone’s quitting journey is different, but you will not be alone. Nearly a million people have taken part since Stoptober began five years ago, so join in with the biggest stop smoking challenge of its kind, search Stoptober and find the right support for you.

We've got some information and advice about how to quit and the support available. We’ve given you some suggested nicotine replacement therapies to help you through your working day. You could even get help to set up quit groups in your office through the healthy workplace scheme by contacting workplace.health@cornwall.nhs.uk, 01209 313419 or visit www.behealthyatwork.org.