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Health Provider Tobacco Cessation Resources

for Healthcare Research and Quality Tobacco Cessation Tools


Clinical Practice Guideline. Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
This guideline contains strategies and recommendations designed to assist health care providers in delivering and supporting effective treatments for tobacco use and dependence.

Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians. Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence


The Clinician's Packet: A comprehensive How-To Guide for Implementing Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
The Clinician's Packet is a free one-stop source for tobacco cessation tools to better equip clinicians with the information necessary to counsel patients throughout the cessation process.


You Can Quit Smoking: Consumer Tool Kit
The Consumer Tool Kit is a free one-stop source for information to help smokers become tobacco-free.


Quit Smoking: Consumer Interactive Tool
This program is a PDA tool that helps consumers to prepare to quit smoking. Included is a 5-day countdown to their quit date that can be inserted into their Calendar, as well as a number of helpful resources.

Smoking Cessation Resources for Women of Childbearing Age

March of Dimes


National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit


Smoke Free Families

Blue Cross Health Articles
Internet Resources for Health Care Providers

Addressing Tobacco in Healthcare

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

American Legacy Foundation Smoke Clinic

American Lung Association

Center for Tobacco Cessation

Helping Young Smokers Quit

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit

National Spit Tobacco Education Program

Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Professional Assisted Cessation Therapy

Resources for Health Professionals on SmokeFree.Com

Smoke-Free Families

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

World Health Organization Tobacco Free Initiative

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