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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. There is help for quitting tobacco…. Tobacco Cessation Resources. www.becomeanex.org. North Carolina Tobacco Use Quitline. 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)

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NC Tobacco Use Quitline and other Quitting Resources

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  1. NC Tobacco Use Quitline and other Quitting Resources June 2009 Tobacco Prevention & Control Branch Division of Public Health, DHHS

  2. There is help for quitting tobacco….

  3. Tobacco Cessation Resources www.becomeanex.org

  4. North Carolina Tobacco Use Quitline • 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) • 8a.m. – 3 a.m., 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 Funded by: NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Other Quitline Features Web Coach • Progress tracking • Coaching e-mails • Discussion Forums Click to Call • Available on Web Coach

  9. 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

  10. Two EX booklets created by American Legacy Foundation in cooperation with Mayo Clinic – Ex Easy Read Booklet and Fotonovella

  11. 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 Funded by North Carolina Health and Wellness rust Fund

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

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