Stoptober 2017- Everything you need to know

Stoptober 2017- Everything you need to know

Published at 05 September, 2017.

Got some questions or worries about Stoptober? We've put together some useful information to get you prepared for the month ahead!

Challenge yourself and go SMOKE FREE for Stoptober!

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Poem for my mum

Poem for my mum

Published at 01 September, 2017.

Do you know how your smoking impacts your kids?

Not only can second-hand smoke cause numerous health problems in infants and children, such as severe asthma attacks, respiratory infections, ear infections and more, there are other severe issues too which you may have not even been aware of.

With STOPTOBER just one month away, Danielle wrote to us at Yorkshire Smokefree to share her story growing up with her mum who smoked. This beautiful short poem really shows just how much kids can suffer as a result of a family member smoking.

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Smoking and Sight Loss

Smoking and Sight Loss

Published at 10 July, 2017.

With Macular Week having just passed, we want to share the impact smoking has on your sight. Do you know about the risks smoking has on your body?

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Smoking and Teenagers

Smoking and Teenagers

Published at 10 July, 2017.

CALLING ALL TEENAGE SMOKERS, WE'RE HERE TO HELP!

About 90% of all smokers started as teen smokers, and we understand why. The peer pressure and desire to fit in during these tough years can take over, whether you tried it once or multiple times, most teenagers try cigarettes. Although you think ‘one cigarette can’t hurt’, teenagers become addicted faster and on lower levels of nicotine than adults. So, whether you want to smoke to fit in with friends or smoke because you believe it ‘helps with stress’- it is worth being known as ‘a smoker’?

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