By Thomas Cox, Editor of Healthy Telford
The health benefits to quitting smoking both to individuals and the health of those around them are well known. Not to mention the money that can save.
With the right support anyone can quit smoking, and getting involved in the nations biggest quit attempt is one of the best ways to a decision to quit smoking into a reality.
So far, Stoptober has supported more than 1.9 million people on their quit journey. Here is 5 reasons why they can help you too.
1. Stoptober App
The Stoptober app shows you how much you’re saving and can help distract you in those weak moments when the temptations of your old flame creep in.
2. Personal quit plan
No break-up is easy. If you’ve tried to quit before but found yourself going back, we can help you create a tailored plan that offers the right mix of support for you.
3. Daily emails
Smokers who make it to 28 days smokefree are five times more likely to quit for good.
Through Stoptober you can receive a daily email pep talk over 28 days – full of advice, tips and motivation – will help keep your quit attempt on track and remind you why giving up smoking was the best decision you ever made.
4. Online communities
You don’t have to do it alone. Talk with attempting Stoptober at the same time in the Stoptober Facebook Group.
5. Facebook messenger bot
A Facebook messenger bot with tips and advice is also on hand to help you on your quit journey for when you have that question that needs answering.
Quit Smoking with Stoptober
This year Stoptober is asking the countries remaining smokers to re-evaluate their bad relationship with smoking and “split up”.
Join in with the thousands of others dumping smoking for 28 days this October and explore the free support options to help you stay strong during your quit attempt.
There’s something for everyone, so what’s stopping you?
Support in Telford and Wrekin
People who get expert support from local stop smoking services are three times as likely to quit successfully as those who try to quit unaided.
Telford and Wrekin’s stop smoking service is called Healthy Lifestyles.
Each Healthy Lifestyle Advisor is specially trained to help you make the change you want to make with free advice that’s based around you, and your needs.