Get Support For No Smoking Day 2014 – Take The Addiction Test!
As a smoke-free site, Alder Hey is proud to support National Smoking Day 2014 with colouring and wordsearch activities for children and an information event on Tuesday 11 March and Wednesday 12 March.
Come along to our event at the main entrance of Alder Hey where we can give you information and support to help you not just win the battle against cigarettes, but to become healthier and wealthier when you quit for good!
We offer free Smoking Cessation Support for patients, parents, families and staff. This is provided by Fagends and is delivered on a one-to-one basis. If you would like to be referred please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 252 5024. For a direct referral please call Fagends on 0800 195 2131 or visit the Fagends website. All referrals are dealt with in confidence.
You can also download the free Smokefree app which will provide you with support every step of the way, just search NHS Smokefree in the app store.
Did you know?
- 20 minutes after you stop smoking, your heart rate and blood pressure returns to normal
- After 8 – 24 hours, nicotine and carbon monoxide start to leave your body and oxygen levels return to normal
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How addicted are you? Take this quick test!
1. How soon after you wake up do you smoke your first cigarette?
- a. Within 5 mins
- b. 6-30mins
- c. More than 30 mins
2. How many cigarettes per day do you usually smoke?
- a. 31 or more
- b. 21 to 30
- c. 11 to 20
- d. 10 or less
Add up your score…
- a. = 3 points
- b. = 2 points
- c. = 1 points
- d. = 0 points
If you scored 1-2 points, your addiction to nicotine is likely to be low, however even low levels can be difficult to stop.
If you scored 3-4 points, your addiction to nicotine is likely to be moderate, and you would be recommended to stop smoking using smoking medications and face to face support.
If you scored 5-6 points, your score shows your addiction to nicotine is likely to be high so you would benefit from a referral to our Smoking Cessation Service Provided by Fagends Liverpool for Support.