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NC Tobacco Use Quitline and other Quitting Resources . June 2009 Tobacco Prevention & Control Branch Division of Public Health, DHHS. There is help for quitting tobacco…. Tobacco Cessation Resources. www.becomeanex.org. North Carolina Tobacco Use Quitline .

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nc tobacco use quitline and other quitting resources

NC Tobacco Use Quitline and other Quitting Resources

June 2009

Tobacco Prevention & Control Branch

Division of Public Health, DHHS

tobacco cessation resources
Tobacco Cessation Resources

www.becomeanex.org

north carolina tobacco use quitline
North Carolina Tobacco Use Quitline
  • 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; Toll-free; Confidential
  • For all North Carolinians - youth and adult
  • Proactive – Quit coaches can call tobacco users back upon request, or make 1st call
  • Fax referral
  • English and Spanish Quit Coaches (and translation service)

Administered by: Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch, NCDPH

what happens on first call with the quitline
What happens on first call with the Quitline

Intake specialist answers and can enroll caller into Quitline services

Transfer to Quit Coach for those ready

Quit materials (mailed)

Access to Web Coach

Those not ready to talk to a Quit Coach are

Encouraged to call back when ready, and offered

Access to Web Coach, mailed quit materials, and messages to support a future quit attempt

quitline can assess assist arrange
Quitline can Assess, Assist, Arrange

Quit coach helps set Quit Date, and

Develop quit plan

Make follow-up calls

Discuss cessation medications

Mail targeted resources: Pregnant? Youth? Smokeless user?

Patients can call the Quitline anytime

caller would like to speak to a quit coach
One Call Program:

Conversation with the Quit Coach for support

Support materials for quitting

Referral to local resources

Medication information

Help to develop a plan, including setting a quit date

Access to Web Coach

Four Call Program:

One Call program, plus

Quit Coach will call back

-- A quit date is set

-- Dates and times are

made for three more

calls from a Quit

Coach

Three attempts, then letter is sent

Caller would like to speak to a Quit Coach
other quitline features
Other Quitline Features

Web Coach

  • Progress tracking
  • Coaching e-mails
  • Discussion Forums

Click to Call

  • Available on Web Coach
become an e x www becomean ex org
Become an EXwww.becomeanEX.org
  • Web-based cessation program for adults
  • Fun, edgy, interactive
  • Personalized quit plan to:
    • “Relearn life without cigarettes”
        • Relearn habit
        • Relearn addiction
        • Relearn support
  • Free and in English and Spanish
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Two EX booklets created by American Legacy Foundation in cooperation with Mayo Clinic – Ex Easy Read Booklet and Fotonovella
you quit two quit www youquittwoquit com
You quit. Two quit. www.youquittwoquit.com
  • Informational website for
    • Pregnant women
    • New mothers
    • Family and friends
    • Health professionals

UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health

healthy start foundation
Healthy Start Foundation
  • Two brochures can be ordered
    • If You Smoke And Are Pregnant

http://www.nchealthystart.org/catalog/pregnancy.htm

    • Oh Baby! We Want To Keep You Safe From Secondhand Smokehttp://www.nchealthystart.org/catalog/parenting.htm#c006

www.nchealthystart.org

tobacco cessation training for hcp s working with women
Tobacco Cessation Training for HCP’s Working with Women

For more information on the Women’s Health and Tobacco Use Program, contact:

Judy Ruffin

Judy.ruffin@ncmail.net

919-707-5712

The Guide is available on the Division of Public Health / Women’s Health Branch webpage: http://whb.ncpublichealth.com/provPart/pubmanbro.htm#top

resources for youth
Resources for Youth

PROJECT ASPIRE – A smoking prevention interactive experience for youth:

www.mdanderson.org/aspire

My Last Dip – An on line program for age 14 - 25 who use spit or smokeless tobacco:www.mylastdip.com

cessation medications first line
Cessation Medications – First Line
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy

- Patch

- Gum

- Lozenge

- Inhaler

- Nasal Spray

  • Zyban (bupropion)
  • Chantix (varenicline)

For more information view the Cessation Medication PPT at: www.tobaccopreventionandcontrol.ncdhhs.gov

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www.tobaccopreventionandcontrol.ncdhhs.gov

Tobacco Prevention and Control BranchDivision of Public HealthNorth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Main Ph: 919-707-5400Fax: 919-870-4844