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28-day smokers' challenge
8:10am Sunday 23rd September 2012 in News
SMOKERS in the town are being urged to join a 28-day quitting challenge next month.
The ‘Stoptober’ campaign includes smokers receiving support and encouragement through a daily messaging service as experts estimatethe town has 34,100 smokers costing the area about £53.2m every year.
Clr Pat Wright , executive board member for health, wellbeing and adult services for the council, said: “We want to help as many people as possible in Warrington to become smokefree and there is a wide range of support available.
“Our stop smoking services are doing a great job and last year in Warrington 941 people successfully quit with their help.”
For more information visit smokefree.nhs.uk/Stoptober or call 0800 022 4332.