Tobacco

Tools and Resources for Supportive Relationships

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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 tobacco users 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.

'Quitnet'
http://www3.quitnet.com/
Quitnet provides visitors with links to science-based smoking cessation resources, advice from expert counselors and support from the online Quitnet community.

American Lung Association 'Freedom From Smoking Online'
http://www.lungusa.org/stop-smoking/how-to-quit/freedom-from-smoking/
The FFS program is free on line. Users have access to information on nicotine replacement, quitting smoking, benefits of quitting, and a quit smoking action plan.

Breathe Free
http://www.adventistbookcenter.com/catalogsearch/result/?cat=&q=Breathe+Free
This site is a source of materials to purchase to educate about and support tobacco cessation.

Age

Children and Adolescence

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

Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaborative  
http://www.youthtobaccocessation.org/
This site provides information for youth, their family and friends, health professionals and those planning cessation interventions for youth.

Tobacco Free Athletes
http://www.tobaccofreemaine.org/channels/educators/tobacco_free_athletes.php
The Tobacco-Free Athletes (TFA) Initiative was created to promote and support tobacco-free living for youth participating in all recreational and public school sports programs in Maine.  
     
Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaborative
http://www.youthtobaccocessation.org/
Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaborative has lists of tools and resources available to help tobacco cessation in youth.

Gender

Women

Great Start
http://www.americanlegacy.org/2110.aspx
This campaign aimed at pregnant women smokers, includes information about the consequences smoking can have for babies and tips to help women stop smoking.

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

SmokeFree Families
http://smokefreefamilies.tobacco-cessation.org/
SmokeFree Families is a national partnership to help pregnant women stop smoking.
           
Great Start, Online Support for Pregnant Smokers
http://www.americanlegacy.org/greatstart/html/home.html
Great Start helps pregnant women quit smoking by providing information on how to quit, and how to handle slips in the quitting process.

Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender
           
Americans for Nonsmokers Rights – LGBT
http://www.no-smoke.org/learnmore.php?id=461
Americans for Nonsmokers Rights provides a section on preventing tobacco use in the LGBT community.
     
LGBT SmokeFree Project
http://www.gaycenter.org
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center offers several workshops and other resources in New York City to help individuals in the LGBT community quit smoking.

Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community
http://www.lungusa.org/assets/documents/publications/lung-disease-data/lgbt-report.pdf
This American Lung Association publication provides information for addressing smoking and tobacco in the LGBT community.

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

  1. Settings

    School-based

    Tobacco Free Athletes
    http://www.tobaccofreemaine.org/channels/educators/tobacco_free_athletes.php
    The Tobacco-Free Athletes (TFA) Initiative was created to promote and support tobacco-free living for youth participating in all recreational and public school sports programs in Maine.

    Worksite-based
         
    Smoking Cessation in the Workplace – A Guide to Helping Your Employees Quit Smoking
    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/pubs/tobac-tabac/cessation-renoncement/index-eng.php
    This guide, which can be downloaded or viewed on the website, provides tools for assessment, implementation, and evaluation of a workplace smoking cessation program.

    Employers’ Smoking Cessation Guide
    http://www.endsmoking.org/resources/employersguide/pdf/employersguide-2nd-edition.pdf
    This guide is available for employers who are interested in starting a smoking cessation program for their employees and developing a workplace smoking policies.

    Community-based
         
    LGBT SmokeFree Project
    http://www.gaycenter.org/
    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center offers several workshops and other resources to help individuals in the LGBT community quit smoking.

    Faith-Based

    Breathe Free
    http://www.healthconnection.org/index.php?main_page=advanced_search&search_in_description=1&keyword=Breathe%20Free&inc_subcat=0
    Breathe Free is a program for Seventh-Day Adventists to help followers of the religion quit smoking. A director’s kit and a video set is available for purchase from this site.

  1. 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. 

    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.
         
    Agency for Health care Quality and Research 'Quit Smoking: Consumer Interactive Tool'
    http://archive.ahrq.gov/consumer/qscit/qscit.htm
    This program is an interactive tool that helps consumers to prepare to quit smoking.

    Help for Cravings and Tough Situations
    http://www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/PED_10_13X_Help_For_Cravings.asp
    This is a list put together by American Cancer Society to help those who have just quit cope.
         
    Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaborative
    http://www.youthtobaccocessation.org/programs/index.html
    Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaborative has lists of tools and resources available to help tobacco cessation in youth.

    Preventing Tobacco Use and Addiction Among Young People – How You Can Help 
    http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/tobacco/pdf/help.pdf
    This leaflet explains how parents, students, teachers, administrators, and others can help to prevent tobacco use among young people.

    Quitnet – Quit All Together
    http://www.quitnet.com/
    Quitnet is an online support community that can help individuals quit smoking and tobacco use.

    Smoke Free.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.
         
    Missouri Quitting Support Information Page for Smokers and Their Families
    http://www.dhss.mo.gov/living/wellness/tobacco/smokingandtobacco/pdf/Quit_Info.pdf
    This is a fact sheet that lists resources for Missourians who want to quit smoking.
         
    Quitting Tips and Resources
    http://www.tobaccofreeutah.org/
    Utah Tobacco Prevention has tips and resources for smokers to seek help in
    quitting smoking.


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