Virtual/Instructor-led training

Breaking the Cycle:

The Impact of Tobacco and Substance Abuse on Heart Health

Introduction

Tobacco use and substance abuse can have a serious impact on our overall health, and this is especially true when it comes to the health of our hearts. In this training, we will explore the effects of tobacco and substance abuse on heart health and discuss strategies for reducing the risk of heart disease.

By the end of this session, participants will have a better understanding of the relationship between tobacco and substance abuse and heart health, and will have the tools they need to make informed decisions about their own tobacco and substance use.

Details​
  • Health risks associated with tobacco and substance abuse.
  • Quitting Strategies: Practical tips and methods for individuals looking to quit both tobacco and substance use.
  • How tobacco and substance use can harm cardiovascular health, emphasizing the importance of quitting.
  • Seeking Help and Support: Resources, (including support groups, hotlines, and treatment options) for those aiming to quit.
  • Guidance on creating a healthier, substance-free lifestyle, including stress management and positive coping strategies.

This training will be a combination of lecture and group discussion.

There will be handouts and resources provided to help participants apply the concepts covered in the session.

There will also be time for Q&A at the end of the session.