You Quit, Your Way with Yorkshire Smokefree

You Quit, Your Way with Yorkshire Smokefree

Published at 12 October, 2017.

Did you know that smokers are 33% more likely to miss work than non-smokers? They also take more breaks and are absent for more days than their smoke-free colleagues.

Yorkshire Smokefree, run by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, can help you break the habit so that you’re well at work. They’ve got a range of support on offer meaning you’ll find a way to quit that works for you. So don’t give up the day job – give up smoking instead, just like Declan did.

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Illingworth U7’S Fundraiser / Stoptober Campaign 2017

Illingworth U7’S Fundraiser / Stoptober Campaign 2017

Published at 12 October, 2017.

Yorkshire Smokefree Calderdale joined up with Illingworth ARFL in order to support and highlight the Stoptober 2017 national campaign. With the success of last year’s partnership highlighting the Breathe 2025 campaign the aim was to continue to educate young people on the dangers of smoking.

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Flavia’s Stop Smoking Journey, Entry 4, It's OK to Stumble

Flavia’s Stop Smoking Journey, Entry 4, It's OK to Stumble

Published at 10 October, 2017.

It is week two of Stoptober and, although I have been trying my best, things haven’t been going so smoothly.

But I'm not the bearer of only bad news: I haven’t had one single cigarette since October started (Yay me!) and I am quite pleased about this. The e-cigarette, on the other hand, is another story; it has been quite hard to resist the urge to vape.

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Flavia's Stop Smoking Journey, Day 3 - Mouth Spray

Flavia's Stop Smoking Journey, Day 3 - Mouth Spray

Published at 03 October, 2017.

Three days of Stoptober have passed, and here I am, to update you guys on my progress. I would like to have marvellous news, but that is not exactly the case.

I've had a problem early on in my journey - my relationship with the mouth spray hasn’t got off on the right foot.

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Ecigs for Stoptober

Ecigs for Stoptober

Published at 02 October, 2017.

Want to know the best method for you on your smoke free journey? With Ecigs at their peak in popularity right now, our team have visited a local Ecig shop!

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Flavia’s Stop Smoking Journey, Day 1, The Appointment

Flavia’s Stop Smoking Journey, Day 1, The Appointment

Published at 02 October, 2017.

Flavia recently contacted our Wakefield stop smoking service because she wants to quit both tobacco and nicotine this Stoptober. She has offered to chart her journey in a series of blog posts, and this is the beginning of her journey, Day 1 – The Appointment.

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Join Flavia on her Smoke-free Journey this Stoptober

Join Flavia on her Smoke-free Journey this Stoptober

Published at 28 September, 2017.

October, or Stoptober as it's now famous for, is a fantastic month to stop smoking. Flavia contacted our Wakefield service and expressed how much she wanted to quit both tobacco and ecigs and has offered to chart her journey in a series of blog posts.

Join her on her journey and if you think you'd like to quit too make sure you get in touch.

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Diary of an Ex-Smoker

Diary of an Ex-Smoker

Published at 24 September, 2017.

This inspirational story is worth reading. Take a look at Chris' story, who decided to quit once and for all after some pretty drastic life events.

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