IMPACT guidance

The IMPACT guidance document is the core resource of the project and provides:

  • Key information on the links between smoking and mental health
  • Explanation of how smoking impacts on mental health medications
  • A review of the role you can play as a worker or volunteer
  • An introduction to the AID (ASK:INFORM:DISCUSS) framework for positive approaches with clients
  • Advice on helping people who want to stop smoking, including information on free support services and on electronic cigarettes

Download: IMPACT Guidance - Guidance for support services about the effects of smoking on mental health.

For more information about the IMPACT Project call ASH Scotland at

or contact us via this site:

Ash Scotland
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t: 0131 225 4725

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