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Quit smoking in Stoptober

Tuesday 1 October 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 where you can find out more about the support on offer, take part in a health MOT, and register to take part in the service. Dates, locations and times are below;

Tuesday 1 October, 10.00am to 2.00pm, The Arc, Matlock

Wednesday 2 October, 10.00am to 12.15pm, Matlock Job Centre    

Thursday 3 October, 10.00am to 12.30pm, Killamarsh Parish Suite and Pump Bar

Friday 4 October, 10.30am to 3.00pm, Post Mill Centre, South Normanton

Saturday 5 October, 8.00am to 12.00pm, Welbeck Road Surgery, Bolsover

Tuesday 8 October, 10.00am to 1.00pm, Chesterfield College

Tuesday 8 October, 10.00am to 2.00pm, Dronfield Sports Centre

Thursday 10 October, 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Belper Football Club

Monday 14 October, 9.30am to 3.00pm, Derbyshire County Council, County Hall

Monday 14 October, 10.00am to 2.00pm, Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Friday 18 October 18, 10.00am to 2.00pm, Hilton Village Hall

Wednesday 23 October, 10.00am to 2.00pm, Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Find out more about the drop in events taking place on Live Life Better Derbyshire’s webpage here, or call T: 0800 085 2299.