Time To Quit

Time To Quit The Centre for mental health has published a report regarding smoking cessation support among people with severe mental illness. This report finds that people with mental illness are three times as likely to smoke than those without, and those who do smoke are more likely to be heavy smokers. As a result,…

Free Stop Smoking Plan For Stoptober 2020

Free Stop Smoking Plan For Stoptober 2020 Quit Today Stop smoking today! This Stoptober the NHS is giving a free personal quit plan. You’re more likely to quit smoking with the right support. To get your personal stop smoking plan click on the button below. In just three easy steps you can have your own…

Health Effects Of Smoking

Health Effects Of Smoking Smokefree.gov have written an article outlining what negative effects smoking has on your body. Smoking causes harm to your brain, head, face, heart, lungs, your DNA, hormones and stomach. To learn more about the negative effect smoking has on your body click the button below for more details. Smoke Free

What happens when you quit smoking?

What happens when you quit smoking? NHS have illustrated what happens to you when you quit smoking. Stopping smoking for good will half your risk of dying from lung cancer and a heart attack compared to a smoker. Your breathing will improve and so will your blood circulation. See image below and for more information…

STOPTOBER IS COMING

STOPTOBER IS COMING Stoptober is arriving and this is the perfect time to quit smoking. Hospitals are advised to encourage patients to quit smoking during this month. The NHS are providing support for smokers to quit and e-cigarettes are encouraged as a useful stop smoking tool. For more information and support for this coming Stoptober…

NHS SMOKE FREE PLEDGE

NHS SMOKE FREE PLEDGE NHS have stated that smoking is the single greatest cause of premature death and disease in our communities.  Smoking is an epidemic that kills 80,000 people in England every year. There is growing evidence to suggest people with mental health conditions are at a greater disadvantage. We welcome NHS’s pledge to…

PHE Smoking Mental Health

Public Health England (PHE)

Public Health England (PHE) Smoking and Mental Health Public Health England (PHE), have published guidance on the importance of smoking cessation among mental health patients. According to PHE’s report people with poor mental health die, on average, 10 to 20 years earlier than the general population and smoking is the biggest cause of this life…