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3 Feb. 2021

VIDEOS: Central Australian's experiences of quitting tobacco smoking

The Remote Alcohol & Other Drugs Workforce Program have created a series of short films about local Central Australians experiences of quitting tobacco smoking.  

The films were created to assist current tobacco smokers with inspiring stories of local people sharing what helped them quit smoking and are paired with health professionals sharing their advice and expertise in what can assist in smoking cessation.

There are short and long versions to be used as training resources for staff and health education for patients and clients and can be viewed here:

Topics include:

  • Using pharmacotherapy
  • Smoking and polydrug / alcohol use
  • Smoking tobacco and cannabis
  • Mental health and smoking cessation
  • Managing anxiety and difficult emotions
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRT)
  • Smoking cessation when pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Using quit apps, cold turkey, the 4 Ds, Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Quit Smoking