Tobacco

Tools and Resources for Individual Education

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  1. Populations

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Missouri Tobacco Quitline – QuitNow.net
https://www.quitnow.net/missouri/
This site for anyone from Missouri allows the tobacco user to enroll in a free quitting program either completely on the web or a combination of web and texting support or a combination of phone, web and texting.

Smokefree.gov
www.Smokefree.gov 
This site for anyone has information on quitting and links to support and resources

Be Tobacco Free
http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/quit-now 
This site for anyone has information on quitting, links to support, and links to tools such as texting and phone apps.

Become an Ex
http://www.becomeanex.org
This site for anyone helps smokers to learn to live life without cigarettes. 

Racial/Ethnic Minorities

Smokefree Espanol.gov
www.espanol.smokefree.gov
This site for Spanish speakers has information on quitting, links to support, and links to tools such as texting and phone apps

African Americans

'Pathways to Freedom'
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/how_to_quit/pathways/
The program focused on African American smokers provides strategies for anyone who wants to quit; how friends and family can help; and how the community and its leaders can promote cessation.

Age

Older Adults

Smoking – It’s Never Too Late to Stop
http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/smoking
This guide was written to help older adults to quit smoking. The guide explains the health effects of smoking, and points readers to resources that they can turn to for help.

Smoking – It’s Never Too Late to Stop
http://www.nia.nih.gov/HealthInformation/Publications/smoking.htm
This guide was written to help older adults to quit smoking. The guide explains the health effects of smoking, and points readers to resources that they can turn to for help.

Children and Adolescents

Smokefree Teen.gov
www.Teen.smokefree.gov 
This site for youth has information on quitting, links to support, and links to tools such as texting and phone apps

Smoking Stinks
http://www.smokingstinks-aaco.org/
Smoking Stinks is a website designed to educate teens and their parents about the dangers of smoking by using photos of damage to the body due to cancer.  

Lungs Are For Life (International)
http://www.lungsareforlife.ca/
Lungs Are for Life is a free school program for smoking prevention for students from kindergarten to grade 12.

Gender

Women

Smokefree Women.gov
www.women.smokefree.gov
This site for women has information on quitting, links to support, and links to tools such as texting and phone apps

'Great Start'
http://www.americanlegacy.org/2110.aspx
This website is targeted at smoking mothers who want to quit.

Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender

National Association of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community Centers Tobacco Prevention and Control
http://www.gaycenter.org/health/smokefree
This website has information and resources on tobacco control in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

  1. Settings

    Home-based

    Smoke Free Families, Providing Help To Families - Resource Page
    http://smokefreefamilies.tobacco-cessation.org/
    Smoke Free Families provides information for individuals interested in smoking cessation.

    School-based

    Lungs Are For Life (International)
    http://www.lungsareforlife.ca/
    Lungs Are for Life is a free school program for smoking prevention for students from kindergarten to grade 12.

    Community-based
               
    National Association of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community Centers Tobacco Prevention and Control
    http://www.gaycenter.org/health/smokefree
    This website has information and resources on tobacco control in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

  2. Implementation

    American Legacy Foundation 'Quitnet'
    http://www.quitnet.com/
    Quitnet provides visitors with links to science-based smoking cessation resources, quit tips and advice from expert counselors, support from the online Quitnet community and advice on how to design an individual quit plan. 

  3. Other Tools/Resources

    Nicotine Anonymous 'One Day At A Time’
    http://nicotine-anonymous.org/
    Nicotine Anonymous is a Non-Profit 12 Step Fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives

    Smokefree.gov
    http://www.smokefree.gov/
    This website assists individuals in their attempts to quit smoking and includes access to National Cancer Institute counselors via live chat and on the telephone.

    National Association of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community Centers Tobacco Prevention and Control
    http://www.gaycenter.org/health/smokefree
    This website has information and resources on tobacco control in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
         
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 'You Can Quit Smoking'
    http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/
    The website is a source for information to help smokers become tobacco-free. It contains materials in English, Spanish, and easy-to-read formats.

    You Can Control Your Weight As You Stop Smoking
    http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/smoking.htm
    This site has advice for smokers who wish to quit but are afraid that they will experience post-cessation weight gain.

    Smoke Free Families, Providing Help To Families - Resource Page
    http://smokefreefamilies.tobacco-cessation.org/
    Smoke Free Families provides information for individuals interested in smoking cessation.


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