Resources

For Smokers Who Want To Quit

Tobacco Free. Org: Motivating youth to say tobacco free and empowering smokers to quit.

http://www.tobaccofree.org/

National Cancer Institute offers three (3) free smartphone apps to support smokers working to become smoke free.

http://smokefree.gov/apps-quitpal

Smokeless tobacco health information and quitting tips from the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research.

http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/Topics/SmokelessTobacco/

http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/research/index.html

Tips for African Americans smokers

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/groups/african-american.html

Cessation information for women.

http://women.smokefree.gov/

Information for young adults who want to stop smoking

http://teen.smokefree.gov/

Harms of Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/tobacco/cessation

Online support for smokers who want to quit:

http://www.becomeanex.org/

American Lung Associations on-line Quit program, information and resources

http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/

Marylands on-line quit program, associated with 1-800-QUIT-NOW

www.smokingstopshere.com

Nicotine anonymous website and directory for classes

http://www.nicotine-anonymous.org/

For Family Members of Smokers

Pamphlet for smokers, friends and family of smokers that explains how smoking affects the African American community and what can be done to stop the damage.

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/how_to_quit/pathways/pdfs/pathways.pdf

American Heart Association’s resources and tips for friends/family members of smokers.

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/QuitSmoking/QuittingResources/Tips-for-Friends-and-Family-of-Quitters_UCM_307889_Article.jsp

MD Quit.org resources and tips for friends/family members of smokers.

http://mdquit.org/cessation-programs/tips-family-and-friends

American Cancer Society’s resources and tips for friends/family members of smokers.

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/helping-a-smoker-quit

Harvard University’s resources and tips for friends/family members of smokers.

http://www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/helping-a-loved-one-quit-smoking

Smokefree.gov resources and tips for friends/family members of smokers.

http://smokefree.gov/social-support

For Everyone:

Action to Quit works to advance tobacco control policies. Site offers the latest news and advances in tobacco control and a weekly newsletter.

http://www.actiontoquit.org/

Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products. Provides product definitions, labeling requirements, tobacco company marketing to attract children and adolescents, resource tools (widgets for phones or websites).

http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/default.htm

http://www.fda.gov/tobaccoproducts/resourcesforyou/ucm247679.htm

Learn about Tobacco Marketing Techniques used by the tobacco industry, latest tobacco products on the market as well as specific designs used to appeal to the public.

http://www.trinketsandtrash.org/

Immediate benefits of quitting from Oprah

http://www.oprah.com/health/immediate-benefits-of-quitting-smoking

Tobacco Industry documents that tell the truth about this dirty business

http://legacy.library.ucsf.edu/popular_documents/;jsessionid=CAC45C68D68DE84E9CB8AB53BF0DE6B8.tobacco03