IMPACT guidance

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

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

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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