Resources

We are pleased to share the following key organizations that support the goal of building capacity for treating tobacco use. Together we can empower our colleagues to effectively connect with those who are addicted to tobacco and support tobacco free living.

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Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center

Mayo Clinic’s Nicotine Dependence Center (NDC), in Rochester, Minn. is comprised of three programs: Treatment, Education and Research. The full integration of all three programs is consistent with the Mayo philosophy of providing the best care possible for our patients, in this case, those who use tobacco. Visit site »

Treatment & other Tobacco Control Resources

ASH Action on Smoking and Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) envisions a world free of tobacco-related damage, disease and death. This is accomplished by taking action to educate the public and decision makers, track the tobacco industry, and work for sensible public policies at the local, national and global levels. Visit site »

Association for the treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence

Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence

ATTUD is an organization of healthcare providers with a mission to increase access and utilization of evidence-based care for tobacco dependence. Visit site »

Campaign for tobacco free kids

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. Our vision: A future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco. We work to save lives by advocating for public policies that prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. Visit site »

Center for Disease Control

Smoking and tobacco use. Visit site »

The Ex Plan

The Ex Plan

The EX Plan is a free quit smoking program, one that can show you a whole new way to think about quitting. It’s based on personal experiences from ex-smokers as well as the latest scientific research from the experts at Mayo Clinic. Visit site »

FDA tobacco products division

The FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is responsible for carrying out the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which Congress passed in 2009. This law—commonly called the Tobacco Control Act—gives us broad authority to regulate the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products. Visit site »

framework convention alliance

Civil society working toward a world free from the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco and tobacco use. Visit site »

Global Bridges

Is a science-based initiative with a mission to create and mobilize a global network of healthcare professionals and organizations dedicated to advancing effective tobacco dependence treatment and advocating for effective tobacco control policy. Founding members of Global Bridges are Mayo Clinic and the American Cancer Society. Visit site »

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center aims to increase smoking cessation rates and increase the number of health professionals who help smokers quit. The Center provides free technical assistance and resources to help providers and others do a better job at helping smokers live tobacco free. Call our toll free line at 1-877-509-3786 or visit us online »

the surgeon general's reports

The Surgeon General of the Public Health Service has focused the Nation’s attention on important public health issues. Reports of the Surgeon General on the adverse health consequences of smoking triggered nationwide efforts to prevent tobacco use. Reports on nutrition, violence, and HIV/AIDS—to name but a few—have heightened America’s awareness of important public health issues and generated major public health initiatives. Visit site »

The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT)

The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT)

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center aims to increase smoking cessation rates and increase the number of health professionals who help smokers quit. The Center provides free technical assistance and resources to help providers and others do a better job at helping smokers live tobacco free. Call our toll free line at 1-877-509-3786 or visit us online »

treatobacco.net

treatobacco.net

Treatobacco.net is for those working on the treatment of tobacco dependence throughout the world. It presents authoritative independent, evidence-based information about the treatment of tobacco dependence. Visit site »

Truth initiative

Truth Initiative is America’s largest non-profit public health organization dedicated to making tobacco use a thing of the past. We speak, seek and spread the truth about tobacco through education, tobacco-control research and policy studies, and community activism and engagement. Visit site »

National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training

UK National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training

The National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT) is a social enterprise committed to support the delivery of effective evidence-based tobacco control programmes and smoking cessation interventions provided by local stop smoking services. Visit site »

World Health Organization

World Health Organization

The tobacco cessation technical resources/tools available on WHO TFI website include:

  • Country profiles on cessation
  • Fact sheet about health benefits of smoking cessation
  • Self-help materials for tobacco users to quit
  • WHO guideline for developing and improving national toll-free tobacco quit line services
  • Training packages for promoting brief tobacco interventions in primary care and telephone counselling.
  • Toolkit for delivering the 5A’s and 5R’s brief tobacco interventions in primary care.

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