Businesses Urged to Quit this No Smoking Day
Businesses are getting extra help to give up this No Smoking Day
As part of Health Challenge Neath Port Talbot's bid to reduce
days taken off sick, their latest campaign 'Be A Quitter Through
Facebook and Twitter' aims to target workers who are struggling to
stop smoking by publishing a free and confidential helpline on the
popular social media sites.
"The way we communicate today has changed dramatically' said
Council Leader and local Health Champion Ali Thomas.
"We need to respond to these changes by offering local companies
support to help their workforce give up smoking online."
AMBU Chairman Win Griffiths added, "Smoking is the greatest
preventable cause of illness, disability and premature death in
Wales. Stop Smoking Wales offers a free and confidential helpline,
those that are ready to give up should contact 0800 085 2219".
Businesses who have signed up to Health Challenge Neath Port
Talbot will be emailed information on the dangers of smoking and
the benefits of giving up. Tweeters and Facebook users will be able
to access the telephone number online.
A package of benefits are available to Health Challenge NPT
businesses whatever their size.
• Access to Corporate Gym Membership - Available at all
Celtic Leisure facilities around the county borough, offering
reduced rates to staff of organisations who register 10 or more
• Access to Stresspac - A self-help class aimed at treating
anxiety and stress.
• Training and advice - organisations receive invitations
to all free business training courses, advice sessions and events
organised by Health Challenge NPT.
For more information contact Sian Merchant Communications
Officer - Special Projects on 01639 763020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org