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No smokes

 

Overview

The No smokes project, developed by the Menzies School of Health Research, is a national anti-tobacco initiative targeted at young Indigenous people. This program involved the creation of an online resource designed specifically for young Indigenous Australians. The No smokes online resource is interactive and youth-friendly, and provides resources and information on quitting smoking. It includes games, animations, and video interviews with prominent Aboriginal identities, health workers and young people. No smokes also provides resource for teachers and health workers, including educational material, downloadable tools, and interactive activities.

No smokes is funded by the Department of Health and Ageing as part of its Indigenous tobacco control initiative.

Abstract adapted from Menzies School of Health Research

Contacts

Menzies School of Health Research
Ph: (08) 8922 8196
Email: info@nosmokes.com.au

Related publications

No smokes study guides (2012)

Menzies School of Health Research

No smokes study guides provide teachers with culturally relevant lesson plans about the impact of smoking on Indigenous communities. These educational resources can be used in upper primary and throughout high school to support teachers in preparing individual lessons and/or creating units of work using the No Smokes program material. The writers are aware of the diverse nature of Indigenous education, and so these resources can be applied and modified to suit Indigenous students in urban settings, as well as those in rural and remote contexts where English may be a second, third or fourth language.

This resource package contains six study guides:

Abstract adapted from Menzies School of Health Research

No smokes [resources and factsheets] (2012)

Menzies School of Health Research

No smokes is an interactive, youth-friendly website containing resources and information on quitting smoking. It is an online resource designed specifically for young Indigenous Australians. The website includes games, animations, and video interviews with prominent Aboriginal identities, health workers and young people. No smokes is also a resource for teachers and health workers, providing:

No smokes is funded by the Department of Health and Ageing as part of its Indigenous tobacco control initiative, and is a Menzies School of Health Research project.

Abstract adapted from Menzies School of Health Research

Evaluated publications

Bell J (2012)

No smokes project: summative evaluation report: findings from qualitative focus groups.

Darwin: Menzies School of Health Research

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Last updated: 11 November 2013
 
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