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Smoking help in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 12:30 19 October 2010 | UPDATED: 15:05 19 October 2010

Help is on offer to quit smoking

Help is on offer to quit smoking

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SMOKERS will be able to get help in quitting at informal drop in sessions taking place at the St James Resource centre in Great Yarmouth.

The sessions take place on Thursdays between 2pm and 3.30pm and focus on the needs of the individual clients.

The joint initiative has seen NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney stop smoking advisor Anne Purchase-Walker team up with health trainer Liza Pepper to offer help with health and wellbeing.

“We’ll be providing masses of support, motivation and information in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere,” said Anne. “We want to encourage people to chat and share their thoughts and other helpful information.”Contact Anne Purchase-Walker on 07766 442973 or Liza Pepper on 07799 643423.

In addition, smokers interested in quitting can also sign up for early morning or evening sessions.

Early morning clinics will take place on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7.30am, while an evening clinic will be held on Mondays.

Anyone interested in attending the sessions, which take place at the stop smoking team’s base in Police Station Road, Lowestoft, will need to book in advance by calling 0800 6523477 or texting QUIT to 65000.

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