Smoking

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Smoking

  1. 1. S M O K I N G
  2. 2. One person dies every 5 minutes from smoking related diseases . It is estimated that for each cigarette smoked, an average of 5.5 min of life is lost. 11% 51% 38% Smokers Currently Smoker Former smoker Never smoker
  3. 3. THE FACTS SMOKING - It is addictive – more than heroine or cocaine - Makes your clothes, hair and breath smell - Turns your teeth and fingers yellow - Increases risk of stroke and heart attack - Increases risk of developing diabetes - It is the most common cause of lung, throat and mouth cancer
  4. 4. COMMON REASON FOR SMOKING. - Young people are attracted to the image. - Because their friends and family are smokers -Cultural influence.
  5. 5. WHAT ARE IN CIGARETTES? DO YOU KNOW? Over 4000 Chemicals!!!! (60 of which are carcinogenic)
  6. 6. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF SMOKING? THROAT CANCER
  7. 7. GOOD REASON FOR QUITTING SMOKING  You will live longer and live better  You will lower your chance of having a heart attack, stroke or cancer.  The people you live with, especially your children, will be healthier.  You will have extra money to spend on important things, instead of cigarettes.
  8. 8. FIVE STEPS WILL HELP A PERSON QUIT SMOKING
  9. 9. GET READY
  10. 10. GET SUPPORT
  11. 11. LEARN NEW SKILLS AND BEHAVIORS
  12. 12. GET MEDICATION AND USE IT CORRECTLY
  13. 13. BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT SITUATIONS
  14. 14. Do you know someone that is a smoker ? Well, there’s hope…… People can and do quit smoking But, it won’t be easy because smoking is an addiction . “ A cigarette has fire at one end and a fool at the other end.”
  15. 15. VIDEO

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