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Tobacco free family

Posted on: 15 September, 2014
Issue: Vol 14 No 3, July 2014 – September 2014
Related to Health promotion Family Tobacco use Western Australia

Quitline Aboriginal Liaison Team (2014)
Tobacco free family
Perth, WA: Drug and Alcohol Office, West Australian Department of Health

This booklet provides information on the impact of tobacco on families for Aboriginal people living in Western Australia.

Information includes:

  • tobacco story
  • What is in a cigarette?
  • health risks from smoking
  • What is second hand smoke?
  • smoking and pregnancy and children
  • what families can do about second hand smoke
  • how to protect people from the dangers of second hand smoke
  • reducing or quitting the smokes
  • withdrawal and managing cravings
  • quitting methods and tips
  • good health news about quitting.

Illustrations and language used in the booklet are culturally appropriate for an Aboriginal audience.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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