Makara patapa

makara patapa / Quit Smoking

There are many reasons that people want to quit smoking. They could be for their health, for their family, or to improve their lifestyle and finances.

Nunami Sculthorpe-Green has been travelling across Lutruwita to listen to and share the stories of people in our community who have or are in the process of quitting smoking.

She heard some fantastic success quit stories and learned why people quit, how they did it, and what help they could access to keep them on track.

Choose the good smoke

Good smoke and fire are important parts of our story. They can heal country, protect us, form part of ceremony, and provide a place of connection and food.

Bad smoke is toxic. It can seriously affect your health, impacting your family and community around you. It can also seriously drain your finances.

Stay tuned to hear some great quit-smoking journeys and what support is available if you are thinking of taking the steps to makara patapa / quit smoking.

Check out the podcasts here!

The makara patapa program is a TAC initiative, as part of our holistic approach to health and wellbeing, supported by the Department of Health Tasmania.