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Stoptober, the perfect occasion to quit smoking

Stoptober is a worldwide known event taking place in the month of October to help people quit smoking.

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October 2, 2019

Stoptober was launched by the British Government and the National Health Service, this initiative encourages in a positive way smokers to end their addiction to tobacco during a month.

Why 30 days?

Because it has been proven that a smoker who doesn't yield to cigarette during a month is five times more likely to stop smoking for good.

However, these first 30 days of smoking cessation are the hardest, and that’s why participating to this challenge makes it easier because you will face it along others.

You have decided to quit smoking, in October? You have taken the first step, congratulations! Now you should prepare yourself, because to take up such a challenge, you will need support.

How can Kwit help?

Kwit is one of the top 5 smoking cessation mobile applications in the world. It relies on scientific methods and helps you on a daily basis with positivity and kindness to quit smoking. Kwit uses scientifically-proven quit smoking method of cognitive and behavioural therapy (CBT) to support and help you achieve your goal: a tobacco-free life.

With this playful app, you will get through Stoptober by unlocking levels like in a game. Thanks to Kwit, keep a record of all your cravings to have a better understanding of them. Kwit supports you from the moment when you decide to quit smoking tobacco before tackling October. Today, achieve the victory you thought was impossible yesterday!

You can also join the Facebook group so you can share your experience with other Kwitters! The Kwitters Group is a space for exchange and mutual support for all those who want to quit smoking.

On the Kwit website, you can also find a blog with all the tips from Kwit to understand and facilitate your withdrawal. A new article is published every two weeks.

Here is a non-exhaustive list of articles that may help you during the beginning of the smoking cessation process:

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How does Kwit work?

  • Download the app (available on the Apple Store and on the Playstore)
  • Enter your smoking habits in the app (quantity and frequency of smoked cigarettes, money spent in cigarettes, moments when you are used to smoke etc)
  • Choose the 1st of October as a starting date

From then on, Kwit helps you keep track of your day-to-day progress and see how your nicotine withdrawal evolves. You will never be alone again to quit smoking. Step by step, you unlock the game levels until you achieve a tobacco-free life.

Thanks to Kwit, you keep track of your successes, your overwhelming cravings but also of your occasional relapses. In this way you learn to understand and manage your addiction.

Why begin now?

Stoptober offers the opportunity to begin your smoking cessation with thousands of smokers who want to quit, just like you. You will feel less lonely and stronger if you know that others are going through the same trial as you are.

Encourage your relatives to follow your initiative and support each other with Kwit!

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