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October Quest: Is it time to give up smoking?

This October, the HSE want to help people to quit smoking by providing tools, tips and a supportive community online.

Written by Hannah Byrne | View this authors Twitter page and posted in news

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The HSE are launching a new campaign this month to encourage people to give up smoking. Throughout the month, the You Can Quit Facebook page will share advice you need to kick your smoking habit.

Everyone taking part in October Quest will be encouraged to use the HSE Quit services and each day there will be new tips, resources and opportunities to share how people are finding their quit journeys.

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How to take part in October Quest

You don't need to quit smoking on October 1st in order to take part in October Quest. You can choose to quit at any point, and You Can Quit will be there to support you along the way. 

Simply keep an eye on their Facebook page for a new post every day with new things you can try to stay off the cigarettes.

For further support, you can visit and sign up for a Quit Plan to help you give up the habit. QUIT Hub

If you're looking for articles and advice on quitting smoking, visit You'll find tips for quitting, information on what smoking does to your health, and ways to support someone in your life who's trying to give up smoking.

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Published Octo­ber 8th2019
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