Stub out smoking this Stoptober

stoptoberSmokers across Calderdale are being urged to kick the habit during Stoptober.

Stoptober is the mass challenge to quit smoking set by Public Health England, which started on Saturday 1 October and is being supported by Calderdale Council.

Last year more than 800 people in Calderdale signed up for Stoptober, and this year the Council wants even more people to get on board and experience the health benefits of stopping smoking… read more…

This Stoptober, Yorkshire Smokefree Calderdale is running a campaign alongside Stoptober about knowing your carbon monoxide level. Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas and is given off when someone smokes. When breathed in, it produces a thick, fatty plaque that can cause heart disease, stroke and bad circulation.

For information and support to quit smoking, visit calderdale.yorkshiresmokefree.nhs.uk

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