London: Smoking kills. That is a fact. It also stinks, ruins your teeth and pollutes the air for your friends and children – potentially making them ill too. If you want to stop – you can get free help from experts.
Log on to our live and interactive webTV show tomorrow, Friday, October 16 at 3pm by clicking on this link Stop Smoking WebTV Show.
Before the show you can get involved by submit your own top tips (click on the link above to leave your questions and tips) if they worked for you, chances are they might also work for someone else
Featuring on the show for is Professor Gerard Hastings (pictured), the Director of the Institute for Social Marketing and the Cancer Research UK Centre for Tobacco Control Research. Hell be joined by Alison Walsh (pictured) the Director of Health and Equality for QUIT, an independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop.
Pretending to smoke a pencil instead of a cigarette, using a toothpick to keep hands occupied or substituting your fag fix for fun in the bedroom Silly as they might sound, these are just some of the tried-and-tested methods that have proved successful for real-life quitters.
In England alone, over 80,000 deaths per year are due to smoking, a significant portion of the nations 8.5 million smokers. Over the past few month people across Europe have been sharing their real-life quit tips online for the European Unions HELP campaign, and now our live and interactive Web TV show will be revealing the best tips. So if youre one of the 69% of smokers trying to give up the habit, or know a close friend or family member who is trying to quit, make sure you tune in.
Speak to Gerard Hastings and Alison Walsh jlive online at Quit Smoking TV chat on Friday 16th October at 3.00pm to discuss the top tips to quitting smoking
For more information visit www.help-eu.com