The Tackling Tobacco Program works with health and community services to reduce the physical, financial and social impacts that smoking places on disadvantaged populations.
If your service has decided to make change and implement Tackling Tobacco, we have a range of tools that will help you along the way. These tools will support your service when planning, implementing and reviewing the steps involved in Tackling Tobacco.
Why tackle smoking in your client group?
Smoking is one of the major contributors to social disadvantage in Victoria.
Benefits to clients
The benefits of quitting smoking are endless. If you're looking for information to motivate smokers to push through and quit, we have a breadth of resources.
The Tackling Tobacco Program
Tackling Tobacco is a framework developed by Cancer Council NSW that services can implement to create a smokefree culture and reduce smoking rates of clients, staff and community members.
Taking action and providing support
Services are well placed to to assist communities and clients in quitting smoking. Quit can offer a series of suggested actions to begin this process.