Is Smoking Bad for the Environment?
Published at 06 September, 2023.
When discussing the negatives of smoking, the spotlight invariably focuses on its dire health consequences. However, beneath this predominant concern lies a more insidious problem: the profound environmental repercussions of tobacco consumption. Is smoking bad for the environment?
September Coffee Break: Know Your Numbers Week 4th-10th September!
Published at 01 September, 2023.
Thousands take blood pressure checks every September to prevent heart attacks and strokes. You can participate in this year’s “Know Your Number`s Week” campaign from Blood Pressure UK, which aims to increase awareness of the risks of high blood pressure by getting to know your numbers and what they mean.
500 Quitters - Targeted Lung Health Check Programme
Published at 30 August, 2023.
500 South Yorkshire residents successfully quit smoking through the Targeted Lung Health Check Programme
Exercise and smoking: Cycle to Work day
Published at 10 August, 2023.
Exercise and smoking seem like a contrasting pair. However, they are intrinsically linked when considering the impact of smoking on overall health and physical fitness.
August's Coffee Break | Enjoy A Smoke Free Summer
Published at 01 August, 2023.
Let`s take 5 minutes with a coffee and talk about how quitting in summer is much easier than you may have thought!
Depression and smoking: why they're a bad mix
Published at 11 July, 2023.
In an era where mental health issues are becoming increasingly prevalent, the link between depression and smoking is more pertinent than ever. On this 'Talk to Us Day' initiated by the Samaritans, we at Yorkshire Smokefree feel compelled to shed light on this intertwining relationship. To contribute to this global conversation, we aim to provide resources and inspire change to improve individual health and well-being.
July's Coffee Break | Inspiration to Quit Smoking this Wimbledon Fortnight!
Published at 03 July, 2023.
You don`t have to be the next Novak Djokovic to benefit from some form of exercise. Still, you might be inspired to get your tennis shoes on this Wimbledon season and see how exercise can help when you are stopping smoking and how quitting smoking can help you exercise!
Give the gift of health this Father's Day
Published at 19 June, 2023.
According to the national statistics office, across all constituent countries of the UK, 15.1% of men (around 3.7 million) and 11.5% of women (around 2.9 million) reported being current smokers.