Nicotine

Innovations

State-Mandated Tobacco Ban, Integration of Cessation Services, and Other Policies Reduce Smoking Among Patients and Staff at Substance Abuse Treatment Centers 09/04/12

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services requires the 1,300 addiction treatment centers that it regulates to take the following steps to reduce tobacco use among...

Culturally Appropriate, Interactive Decision Aid Yields High Quit Rates Among Underserved, Low-Literacy Latino and Hispanic Smokers 07/05/11

The Smoking Cessation Decision Aid program provides underserved, low-literacy, mainly Latino and Hispanic smokers with an interactive, culturally appropriate decision aid to improve their...

QualityTools

Destination Tobacco-Free: A Practical Tool for Hospitals and Health Systems 09/14/11

This tool is designed to help hospital executives and others develop best practices in tobacco use policies and protocols.

The 32-page Destination Tobacco-Free: A Practical Tool for Hospitals & Health Systems, was vetted by...

Tobacco-Dependence Treatment Toolkit 09/14/11

The Tobacco-Dependence Toolkit provides a practical approach to treating tobacco dependence effectively. The toolkit approaches tobacco dependence as a severe chronic illness—like asthma—with exacerbations and remissions, and is based on the...

Quitline.com 12/11/08

This Web site contains tips and tools that consumers can use to quit tobacco use and that health care providers can use to help patients quit tobacco use. The site includes a toll-free number consumers can call for support as well as instructions...

How To Quit Using Tobacco 12/17/07

This brochure provides advice to help consumers quit using tobacco.

This brochure addresses the following topics:

  • A new approach to life
  • Coping with nicotine withdrawal
  • Medications that can help
    • Nicotine...
Tobacco Cessation Counseling: A Protocol for Practicing Pharmacists 12/17/07

This slide show is a cessation intervention course which pharmacists and clinicians can take and earn free continuing education credit.

The objectives of this course are:

  • Describe a new, redefined role for the pharmacist in the...

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