Stoptober, the 28 day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England, is back from 1st October. Stoptober has driven over 1 million quit attempts to date and is the biggest mass quit attempt in the country. If you can make it to 28 days smokefree, you’re 5 times more likely to stay off cigarettes for good. There lots of ways to quit and Stoptober can help you choose what works for you.
However you stop, be it with patches, gum or vape, Stoptober can be the perfect opportunity to start you on your quitting journey.
Why should you quit?
When you go smokefree, you:
Stoptober offers a range of free support to help you. This includes an app, daily emails, Facebook Messenger and lots of encouragement from the Stoptober online community on Facebook. In addition, you can get expert face to face advice from local stop smoking services.
Those who use stop smoking aids and who get face to face support from their local stop smoking service are up to four times more likely to quit successfully.
If you are interested in quitting smoking, there are a variety of pharmacies across the Borough that you can visit at your convenience during opening hours.
Alternatively, you can visit Everyone Health, our stop smoking provider, at any of the following locations and times:
|Well + Pharmacy||14.00 – 17.00||Scott Arms||Monday|
|Wednesbury Library||14.00 – 16.30||Wednesbury||Monday|
|Khaira Pharmacy||9.30 – 13.30||West Bromwich||Monday|
|Thimblemill Library||14.00 – 17.00||Smethwick||Tuesday|
|Well + Pharmacy||9.00 – 13.00||Wednesbury||Tuesday|
|Friar Park Pharmacy||14.00 – 18.00||Friar Park||Tuesday & Wednesday|
|Blackheath Library||14.00 – 17.00||Rowley Regis||Wednesday|
|Lloyds Pharmacy||9.30 – 13.00||Stone Cross||Wednesday|
|Bearwood Pharmacy||9.30 – 13.30||Smethwick||Wednesday|
|Well + Pharmacy||10.00 – 13.00||Hill Top||Wednesday|
|Glebefields Library||10.00 – 13.00||Tipton||Thursday|
|Lyng Pharmacy||9.30 – 13.30||West Bromwich||Thursday|
|Oldbury Library||9.30 – 13.00||Oldbury||Thursday|
|Dorothy Parkes Community Centre||10.00 – 13.00||Smethwick||Thursday|
|Midcounties Pharmacy||9.00 – 13.00||Wednesbury||Friday|
|Cape Hill Asda Pharmacy||14.00 – 17.00||Oldbury||Friday|
|Sidhu’s Pharmacy||9.30 – 13.30||West Bromwich||Friday|
|Great Bridge Library||9.30 – 12.30||Great Bridge||Friday|
Send an enquiry to our friendly Healthy Sandwell team.