Taking action on smoking and health
This short resource, supported by Children 1st, aims to leave parents and carers feeling more confident in discussing smoking with the young people in their care.
Whether you’re worried your teen might be smoking, or just want to equip them with the confidence to stay smoke-free this guide gives parents and carers helpful hints, tips and information to talk to teens about smoking.
View the resource here: Talking to teens about smoking [pdf] .
For information about how to protect your family from tobacco smoke at home and in the car download the free ASH Scotland guide: Protect your family from tobacco smoke in your home and car.
Take it right outside, from NHS Inform, also offers guidance on how you can keep your home smoke-free.
There are lots of excellent resources for parents and carers on talking to their teens about issues such as drugs, alcohol and sexual health and most of this advice would apply to smoking too.
Action on Smoking & Health (Scotland) (ASH Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity (SC 010412) and a company limited by guarantee(Scottish company no 141711). The registered office is 8 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HB.
ASH Scotland acknowledges with thanks the support of the British Heart Foundation and the Scottish Government in developing our website.