Derbyshire smokers are being urged to quit for 28 days and see the difference that it can make.

October 1 sees the launch of this year's Stoptober challenge. The annual campaign, run by Public Health England, attracts thousands of people keen to quit.

Research shows that you're four times more likely to quit with your local stop smoking service.

Live Life Better Derbyshire offers a free stop smoking service for Derbyshire residents.

This includes:

  • telephone support sessions
  • one-to-one support
  • access to free Nicotine Replacement Therapy including patches, mouth spray, gum, inhalators and lozenges
  • access to stop smoking medication on prescription
  • advice on stop smoking medications
  • useful tools to help you quit

The team will also be holding a series of drop in events across the county. You can find out more about the support on offer, take part in a health MOT and register to take part in the service.
The events are taking place on:

October 1 The Arc, Matlock 10am - 2pm

October 2 Matlock job centre 10am -12.15pm

October 3 Killamarsh Parish Suite and Pump Bar 10am -12.30pm

October 4 Post Mill Centre, South Normanton 10.30am - 3pm

October 5 Welbeck Road surgery, Bolsover 8am - 12pm

October 8 Chesterfield College 10am - 1pm

October 8 Dronfield Sports Centre 10am - 2pm

October 10 Belper Football Club 12pm - 4pm

October 14Derbyshire County Council, County Hall 9.30am - 3pm

October 14 Chesterfield Royal Hospital 10am - 2pm

October 18 Hilton village hall 10am - 2pm

October 23 Chesterfield Royal Hospital 10am - 2pm

Find out more about the free stop smoking service on offer from Live life Better Derbyshire by visiting or call 0800 085 2299.

Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 17:52 by admin

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