Resources to engage people in a conversation about their tobacco use
Helping patients to stop smoking
This Brief Advice chart provides a summary of how to engage and support patients who smoke using the AAH 3-step model.
The quit guide for general practitioners explains the importance of embedding brief advice into routine care. One in every 33 conversations in which a GP advises a patient to quit smoking will result in the patient successfully quitting.
General practice waiting room posters
The 'Did you know your doctor can help you quit smoking?' poster are suitable for general practice waiting rooms.
Additional resources created for health professionals include the Tobacco Toolbox, health and community services e-News, and information on tobacco control in WA. Publications and resources can be downloaded online free-of-charge. Hard copies of select resources can also be requested from the Cancer Council WA website.
Resources created for people who smoke
Poster, stickers, quitting materials and pamphlets are available on the Cancer Council WA website.
Resources for pregnancy, parenthood and smoking
The pregnancy and smoking brochure provides information on why someone smokes, how to protect the unborn child and where to get support to quit smoking.
The parenthood and smoking brochure includes information for parents about quitting smoking for themselves and for the family, and where to get help when they are ready to quit.
Resources for health or community service settings
If you work in a health or community services setting, visit our training and resources section.
Resources for best practice nicotine dependence care
Guide to drug interactions with smoking
The guide provides information on many interactions between tobacco smoke and drugs through either pharmacokinetic (PK) or pharmacodynamics (PD) mechanisms.
Addiction Psychiatrist Dr. Kelly Ridley delivered a clinical education session at Royal Perth Hospital. In this session, Dr. Ridley shares how to effectively manage nicotine dependence and help reduce aggression in patients and consumers who smoke.