Author: Nunkuwarrin Yunti

“Think of the benefits after you give up smoking and what you’ve missed out from by smoking”

Elaine Rigney, Ngarrindjeri woman is relieved to be smoke free for 18 months. Elaine had been smoking since she was 21 years old. Now 67 years of age, Elaine knew it was time to make change. Elaine’s doctor encouraged her to quit because she had developed severe asthma through smoking. The prescribed medication for asthma was not working and Elaine found herself coughing constantly at night. After 12 months on the asthma medication Elaine symptoms were getting worse. It was at this point that Elaine decided to quit smoking. Elaine was hesitant about quitting. She had attempted to quit...

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The Nunkuwarrin Yunti Tackling Tobacco Team

If you need support to quit contact the Nunkuwarrin Yunti Tackling Tobacco Team. The Tackling Tobacco Team can help those trying to quit to explore the harms of smoking, methods for dealing with smoking, craving and triggers, and discuss helpful hints for quitting. Call the Nunkuwarrin Yunti Tackling Tobacco Team on 8406...

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