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NEWS: O's join forces with NELFT for Stoptober campaign

11 October 2016

Leyton Orient FC has teamed up with NELFT Stop Smoking Service to encourage supporters to kick their smoking habit as part of Stoptober.

What is Stoptober?

Stoptober is a 28 day challenge to stop smoking during October, and it calls on smokers to quit for good. By signing up to Stoptober you will receive a variety of free and proven support including packs, apps and emails to help you quit for 28 days and beyond. Face to face advice and support is available from your local NELFT Stop Smoking Service, which will provide you with tailored advice and hints and tips on how to quit, increasing your chances of stopping smoking and staying stopped.

Why take part?

More and more people around the country and in Waltham Forest are joining in the challenge as Stoptober has been proven to be a highly effective way to help people stop smoking. Taking part in Stoptober or even giving yourself a target date to quit is a great way to have a goal and will help you stop smoking for good. It will be tough, but there is a lot of support locally to help you along the way, and you will see your quality of life improve.
Free, local, easy to access and personalised face-to-face advice and support is available from a range of healthcare professionals including local Stop Smoking Services, pharmacies and GPs

When?

Join the thousands who are already taking a healthier step in the right direction. Staff from the local NELFT Stop Smoking Service will be on hand at The Matchroom Stadium on the 15th October 2016 to give free advice and support for anyone who wishes to stop smoking. Free Stoptober packs, CO readings and lung age tests will be available on the day. Alternatively you can call the NELFT Stop Smoking Service on 0800 032 0102.

For more information visit: www.nelft.nhs.uk


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