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National Resources

    • Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence is an organization of providers dedicated to the promotion of and increased access to evidence-based tobacco treatment for the tobacco user; information on membership, as well as presentations that are available including the latest World Conference on Tobacco or Health are available
    • Receive frequent, tailored email updates regarding almost any aspect of tobacco control; this is a great way to stay current on important issues
  • American Heart Association & American Stroke Association
    • Tips for family and friends, cost calculator, assessments, FAQ's brochures
      • 1-800-AHA-USA-1 (1-800-242-8721)
      • 1-888-4-STROKE (1-888-478-7653)
  • American Lung Association
    • Resources regarding policy, workplace wellness, cessation, and the effects of tobacco use
      • Freedom From Smoking Online cessation program
      • 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-548-8252)
  • American Cancer Society
    • The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer and addresses tobacco and smoking cessation; this website provides support for the road to recovery from smoking addiction; information, resources, and support available on any cancer-related topic; resources include materials in Spanish
      • 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    • The CDC and Prevention Smoking and Tobacco Use website is an online source for reliable information and offer free resources in both English and Spanish; national data including tobacco fact sheets, reports, youth/adult national survey data, and archived Surgeon General's reports are also available
      • 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
  • National Cancer Institute
    • Research studies, news updates, quitting smoking resources, tobacco statistics, Spanish resources also available
      • 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
    • The National Institute on Drug Abuse website has information on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs including materials that can be ordered or downloaded free of charge; posters and brochures are available for educational purposes and support; this website also contains information for different age groups and resources in Spanish
  • Office of the Surgeon General
    • The 2010 Surgeon General's Report "How Tobacco Smoke Causes Diseases" easy-to-read, 20-page booklet summarizes the 700+ page Surgeon General's report released in December of 2010; the booklet provides practical information about the dangers of tobacco use and what people can do to quit tobacco use and protect themselves and their families from exposure to smoke
  • Pan American Health Organization
    • This website is part of the World Health Organization and provides resources on implementing a smoke-free environment; it also contains additional resource links to WHO's World No Tobacco Day website as well as publications in both English and Spanish
  • Tobacco Free Nurses
    • The first national program created with the objective of helping nurses quit, providing resources to nurses who want to help their patients quit and to promote tobacco control in the agenda of nursing organizations