Smoking

We recommend all settings adopt a smokefree policy, please find a template policy here: 

Please find an information resource pack to support parents to stop smoking. The pack includes advice, guidance, Stoptober campaign, tips, and useful links to Islington’s stop smoking service Breathe.

The following documents are useful for settings working with parents/carers:

Alcohol and substance misuse

We recommend that all settings adopt an alcohol and drug policy, please find a template policy here:

The following documents are useful for settings working with parents/carers:

Useful links

  • Talk to Frank - A glossary of drugs, including the risk and effects of using different drugs, the website also includes a live chatline where people can access advice
  • Don't Bottle It Up - Facts about alcohol and advice for people worried about alcohol, also includes a personalised alcohol test and advice on where to get support locally.
  • NHS Smokefree - Advice about quitting smoking, local stop smoking services and information about the dangers of smoking.

Islington contacts

Breathe - Islington's stop smoking service

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Better Lives

Family Service helps children, young people and families who are affected by parental alcohol or drug use
Website

Specialist Parental Substance Misuse Social Worker

Parental Substance Misuse and Hidden Harm training for social workers and Safeguarding and support practitioners
Bethan Gibbs
Tel: 020 7527 8813