In addition to the IMPACT Guidance and evidence available on our website, on this page you will find links to other information which you may find useful when discussing smoking with the people you support:
Posters. Please feel free to download, print and display these.
Know The IMPACT of the effect of smoking on some mental health medication.
Mental health medication affected by smoking a list of commonly prescribed mental health medication.
Reduce the IMPACT the benefits of quitting smoking over time.
- https://www.nhsinform.scot/healthy-living/stopping-smoking/help-to-stop/local-help where you will find the contact details of your local stop-smoking service and what support you can expect from these services
- https://www.nhsinform.scot/stopping-smoking/calculate-my-savings an online, interactive calculator to work out how much you spend on cigarettes
- https://www.nhsinform.scot/healthy-living/stopping-smoking/when-you-stop/myths information to bust some of the common myths around smoking and making a quit attempt
- https://www.ashscotland.org.uk/ the website of Action on Smoking and Health Scotland. ASH Scotland’s vision is of a healthier Scotland, free from the harm and inequality caused by tobacco and this site contains comprehensive information on issues about tobacco
Please refer to our Events page for details of any upcoming events or meetings regarding the IMPACT Project or smoking and mental health.