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 mental health practitioner
  • An introduction to the AID (ASK:INFORM:DISCUSS) formulation 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 mental health support services about the effects of smoking on mental health.

For more information about the IMPACT Project contact ASH Scotland on 0131 225 4725 or contact us today.

Ash Scotland
8 Frederick Street

t: 0131 225 4725

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