#NoMoreButts stylised web-series developed with themes from community consultation
Jamal is worried about his younger brother Adel. Adel is a smoker who ignores Jamal’s efforts to get him to attend social support group sessions to quit smoking. Finally, Jamal hands Adel a pamphlet that explains in Arabic the impact of smoking and how to get help to kick the habit.
Tam says she is not really a smoker because she only smokes when she is stressed out or nervous. A counsellor tells Tam there is no such thing as ‘safe smoking’ and that smoking during pregnancy can affect the health of a baby. Tam explores her options for quitting.
Kenny’s grandmother has lung cancer, but she has never smoked. Kenny learns that passive smoking by breathing in second-hand smoke from smokers can seriously affect family members or those nearby. He takes steps to quit smoking.