Tobacco Cessation Tools for Health Professionals
How to Help Your Patients Quit Tobacco
- Web: Michigan Tobacco Quitline Resources for Health Care Professionals (MDHHS)
Includes information about Michigan Tobacco Quitline and how to access it and access to posters, brochures, referral cards, and other resources.
- Web: Free or Low-Cost Help for Quit Smoking Medication in Michigan (MDHHS)
Includes information about various programs for smoking cessation.
- Guide: Coding Reference: Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Counseling (American Academy of Family Physicians, 2017)
Includes billing codes for use by health care providers.
- Presentation: Smoking Cessation: Helping Providers Work with Patients to Quit (National Jewish Health, 2012)
Explains how National Jewish helps providers support cessation efforts for their patient populations.
- Presentation: Assessing Youth Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Tobacco Use and Assisting Families to Quit (Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, 2011)
Pediatrician Dr. Tom Peterson, MD, discusses how physicians can counsel families on youth and tobacco use.
- Presentation: Brief Quit Tobacco Interventions Hospitals Can Use (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2009)
Discusses addiction and proposes strategies to help hospitalized patients quit tobacco.
- Presentation: Rx for CHANGE: Ask-Advise-Assess-Refer (Purdue University School of Pharmacy and University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, 2008)
Discusses the role of the pharmacist in helping patients quit tobacco.
Some Populations Face a Greater Tobacco Burden
- Video: The History of Menthol (36:50) (MDHHS)
This September 2019 webinar from the MDHHS Tobacco Section reviews the history of menthol as it has impacted communities of color and other communities that bear a disproportionate burden from commercial tobacco use. Presenters include Lisa Knight, director of Health, Youth, and Community Engagement for the Urban League of West Michigan in Grand Rapids ("Predatory Marketing and the Impact of Tobacco Use") and Thomas Moore, tobacco services coordinator at Wellness Services in Flint ("Culturally Relevant Tobacco Dependence Treatment").
- Web: The Effects of Marketing and Tobacco Use on Targeted Groups (MDHHS)
Includes an array of resources to help providers understand the disproportionate impact of tobacco use on people living with HIV; people of low socio-economic status; people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender; people with disabilities; people with mental illness; and people belonging to certain racial and ethnic groups, including African Americans, American Indians, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, Chaldean Americans, and Hispanics/Latinos.
- Web: MDHHS Tobacco Use Reduction in People Living with HIV Project (MDHHS)
People living with HIV (PLWH) are much more apt to smoke than are their peers. In fact, smoking prevalence is more than twice as high among PLWH in Michigan (50 percent) than among the general population (21 percent). Because so many PLWH in the state smoke, and because smoking is such a serious threat to health, the MDHHS Tobacco Section and the MDHHS HIV Care & Prevention Section are working with HIV/AIDS service organizations throughout the state to improve health outcomes in PLWH, increase the number of tobacco quit attempts, and increase the use of tobacco treatment clinical practice guidelines.
- Presentation: Michigan Tobacco Quitline: Pregnancy and Postpartum Protocol (National Jewish Health, 2011)
Overview of Michigan Tobacco Quitline and ways in which it assists women who are pregnant or postpartum and want to quit smoking.
- Presentation: Tobacco Dependence and Abuse: A Serious Disease that is Killing Michigan Residents (Michigan Department of Community Health, 2011)
Discusses tobacco use and dependence and ways in which clinical providers can address them with patients.
The Impact of Tobacco on Chronic Conditions and Illness
- Presentation: Tobacco Use Prevention and Treatment: Impact on Oral Health (University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, 2010)
Discusses impact of all types of tobacco use on oral health, the role of the dental profession in smoking cessation, and strategies for helping patients quit tobacco use.
Tobacco Policy: Key Issues
- Presentation: Pure Michigan: Making Our Parks and Beaches Smoke Free (Smoke-Free Environments Law Project and Michigan Department of Community Health, 2011)
Offers strategies on extending tobacco-free living into family-friendly outdoor venues.
- Presentation: MiSmoke-Free Apartment: Making Multi-Unit Housing Smoke Free in Michigan (Smoke-Free Environments Law Project, 2011)
Provides background information, case studies, and resources on smoke-free multi-unit housing.