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No smokes North Coast, blow away the smokes project

 

Overview

The overall purpose of the No smokes North Coast, blow away the smokes project is to minimise the harmful impact of tobacco smoking on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people on the Mid and North Coast of New South Wales. The project aims to:

The primary outcomes sought from this project include the delivery of appropriate tobacco control strategies that inform and raise understanding amongst Aboriginal communities on the North Coast, as well as the development of appropriate resources and training.

Abstract adapted from Blow Away the Smokes

Contacts

Blow Away the Smokes
Suite 2, Level 1
92-96 Harbour Drive
PO Box 920
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Ph: (02) 6651 5774
Fax: (02) 6651 5781

Related publications

Baker F, Gould G (2012)

Blow away the smokes: a guide to quitting cigarettes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

: Blow away the smokes

This DVD was commissioned by the Mid North Coast Division of General Practice as part of the National Indigenous quit smoking program.

In this colourful and informative documentary, presenter Alec Doomadgee meets with smokers, ex-smokers and health professionals to talk about how to quit smoking cigarettes. Along the way, Alec finds out some of the support, methods and medications available to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 'blow away the smokes'.

The overall purpose of the No smokes North Coast, blow away the smokes project is to minimise the harmful impact of tobacco smoking on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people on the Mid and North Coast of NSW. The project aims to:

Abstract adapted from Blow Away the Smokes

Gould G (2013)

Making ‘Blow Away the Smokes' DVD for Indigenous smokers - the journey and lessons learnt.

Paper presented at the 12th National Rural Health Conference: Strong Commitment. Bright Future.. 7-10 April 2013, Adelaide Convention Centre

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Last updated: 25 June 2013
 
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