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Learn about the benefits to mental health by tackling tobacco, and hear practical examples of strategies that you can apply in your practice

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Did you know that tobacco smoking rates are 50% higher for people with significant mental health issues, and tobacco smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease in Australia?

Learn about:

• the myths and misconceptions around mental health and smoking

• practical examples and advice on starting a conversation

about smoking

• how to use patches, gum and other quit smoking aids

• how to access further support.

Presenter:

Tara Lawson is a Health Promotion Officer who has worked in tobacco control for over a decade in various community and inpatient settings.

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Organiser Health Promotion Service Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Organiser of Protecting Mental Health by Tackling Tobacco

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