Links of Interest

Middle Tennessee State University


Center for Health and Human Services

This website gives information on the  Center for Health and Human Services which administers SMART about Tobacco and a variety of other health-focused projects, programs, and research initiatives. Learn more about how the MTSU Center for Health and Human Services can assist your organization with research, training, and education needs.

March of Dimes




March of Dimes

The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by  preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The website for the March of Dimes includes professional and consumer resources and tools, including tobacco and wellness resources.

Tennessee Department of Health


TDH and Tobacco Quitline

The website for the Tennessee Department of Health lists all departments within the state, programs, and services, as well as state data and statistics. The site features the Tennessee Tobacco Quitline which also has information posted.  If you are not in the state of Tennessee, please visit the website of your state's health department for tobacco-related resources.

North American Quitline Consortium

North American Quitline Consortium


The North American Quitline Consortium facilitates state quitlines for all 50 states in the United States.  Callers may call 800-QUITNOW (800-784-8669) TTY 800-332-8615 to receive quitline services.  This toll0free number is a single access point to the National network of Tobacco Cessation Quitlines.  Callers can speak with a counselor to receive help with quitting smoking, informational materials, and referrals to other sources.  The site provides a Quitline Map of North America, an interactive map with information available by state regarding services offered and hours of operation.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Tobacco


The CDC website is extensive in tobacco-related information.  Surgeon general's reports, tobacco surveys, state tobacco activities, the prenatal tobacco cessation data book,and numerous other resources are included as part of this informative site.

American Dental Association

 


American Dental Association


The American Dental Association website has links to tobacco and oral health provider and patient resources, links, and publications and also provides an official position statement of ADA on tobacco use.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

 

ACOG


The ACOG website has information on ACOG resources for patients, for providers, and more links, relevant to tobacco cessation including the patient guide "Need Help Putting Out That Cigarette" that is used for pregnant patients.

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Academy of Family Physicians


The American Academy of Family Physicians website includes AAFP clinical recommendations and policies for tobacco, scientific, and consumer resources as well as advocacy opportunities, mini-grants, and links to other resources.

Smokefree.gov

 

Smokefree.gov



The website of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers resources and tools to help people stop using tobacco including texting programs, mobile apps, online chat, and more.

Smoke-free Homes and Cars

 Smoke-free Homes and Cars


A program of the Environmental Protection Agency, provides materials and resources for protecting children from secondhand smoke.

Smoke-free Women

 Smoke-free Women


Tools and resources for women who want to quit smoking which include mobile apps, journals, text messaging, and more.

EX Plan: A New Way to Think about Quitting Smoking

 EX Plan


This website is sponsored by the American Legacy Foundation and offers tools and resources for smokers, including those who are pregnant.

Stay Away from Tobacco

 Stay Away from Tobacco


This American Cancer Society program offers patient and provider resources.

Office of the Surgeon General

 Office of the Surgeon General


This site includes a variety of publications and resources including peer-reviewed Public Health Reports (PHR), the official journal of the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Science, Calls to Action, and tobacco and oral health reports. "Clinical Practice Guidelines, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence" is available here.  This guideline was designed to assist clinicians, tobacco cessation specialists, and health care administrators, insurers, and purchasers in identifying and assessing tobacco users and in delivering effective tobacco dependence interventions.