In this SRNT-U Methodologies Mini-Course, you'll hear about Dr. Monica Webb Hooper's work with the use of mHealth for smoking cessation among low income African Americans. You'll learn about:
While men are currently more likely to smoke than women, this sex/gender gap is narrowing globally. This is especially concerning given that compared to men, women are at higher risk for smoking-related adverse health effects and also have a more difficult time quitting smoking. This seminar provides an overview of the trends of use and cessation outcomes by sex/gender, as well as factors contributing to these sex/gender differences.
It is well documented that people with severe mental health issues are more likely to smoke compared to the general population. Smoking reduces physical wellbeing and is a key modifiable risk factor for health inequality.
Despite this, support to stop smoking as part of mental health recovery is limited
Free youth smoking prevention posters from FDA Tobacco for order or download in English or Spanish.
The Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 6 February 2020 with guest presenter Dr Veronica Boland from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and will follow with an open Q & A session. The webinar will run for approximately 4
Referral to Slimming World in UK Stop Smoking Services (SWISSS) versus Stop Smoking Support Alone on Body Weight in Quitters: Results of a Randomised Controlled Trial
Introduction: Most people who stop smoking gain weight. Dietary modification may seem an obvious solution, but food restriction may increase cigarette craving and smoking relapse.
Trial design: An unblinded parallel randomised controlled trial.
Smoking in England has decreased over the last decade. It is vital to monitor the trends and examine the factors that may be influencing the downward curve, so as to maintain the pattern and make predictions about future smoking rates.
A recent study, published in Addiction, has examined:
The inaugural SRNT-Oceania Chapter conference will be held in Sydney, Australia.
The aim of the conference is to share and celebrate the highest quality research and practice targeting tobacco use reduction and smoking cessation in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific nations throughout Oceania and the region.
The conference will be held on the 24th and 25th of October at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf in Sydney.