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Health SA’s Tobacco and Mental Illness Project has produced many resources for people with a mental illness – who are more likely to smoke, and smoke more heavily than the general population. For example a study has reported that 60% of people with schizophrenia smoke.

More information and links to some of the resources can be found at: http://www.quitsa.org.au/aspx/mental_health.aspx

and details of the Project at:

http://www.quitsa.org.au/aspx/quit_sa_programs.aspx#6

The resources have used cartoons and graphics to help explain the project’s aims of awareness, practice change and reduction. Cartoons can (I hope!) connect with a reader, empathise, and help them through the text.

Here are some examples.

 

 

 

Stages of Change

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