Smoking & Tobacco Use Features
The CDC Web site recently featured an article that focused on the importance of maintaining a smokefree home. The article referred to the Housing and Urban Development’s observance of National Healthy Homes Month in June and shared related resources. Tips participant, Jessica, and her son, Aiden, were highlighted.
- December 29, 2017: Ring in 2018 Smokefree
- November 9, 2017: Quitting Can Make You a Winner
- November 6, 2017: Celebrate This Veteran’s Day Tobacco Free
- January 27, 2017: E-cigarettes and Young People: A Public Health Concern
Support to Quit
The following free resources are available to help smokers quit.
- 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
Smokers can get free support and advice from experienced counselors, a personalized quit plan, self-help materials, the latest information about cessation medications, and more.
- 1-855-DÉJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569)
A free, phone-based service to help Spanish speaking persons quit tobacco use.
- smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
- espanol.smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of Spanish-speaking individuals trying to quit smoking.
- Tips From Former Smokers® profiles real people who are living with serious long-term health effects from smoking and secondhand smoke exposure.
- Quit Tobacco is a U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored Web site for military personnel and their families. Sign up for SmokefreeMIL to get 24/7 text support during your quit smoking attempt.
- Help for Smokers and Other Tobacco Users: Quit Smoking is an easy-to-read guide issued by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
- Page last reviewed: April 19, 2018
- Page last updated: July 10, 2018
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