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Tobacco Use Reduction in People Living with HIV (PLWH) Project: Resources

Organizations that provide quit tobacco services for people living with HIV in Michigan

This webpage provides both a geographical (map-based) and an alphabetical directory of the HIV/AIDS service organizations (ASOs) throughout Michigan that currently receive project funding to provide quit tobacco services for PLWH in our state.

ASOs funded to provide quit tobacco services under this project

Resources to help people living with HIV (PLWH) quit using tobacco (useful for both PLWH and providers)PDF icon

This document includes an extensive list of resources for assisting PLWH to quit tobacco, including videos that teach motivational interviewing techniques, Michigan Tobacco Quitline information, and PLWH testimonials.

Web Links for Suggested Resources

Lessons Learned from Progressive Surveys of Project Staff and Clients and from Client Focus GroupsPDF icon

This slide show presentation prepared by the Tobacco Use Reduction in People Living with HIV Project data staff includes results and lessons learned from three surveys of project staff (conducted in 2015, 2017 and 2019), two surveys of clients (conducted in 2015 and 2017), and six client focus groups (all conducted in 2019).

Tobacco Use Reduction in PLWH Surveys and Focus Groups Results

"Talking About Thinking About Quitting? Facilitating a Guided Discussion with Tobacco Users" archived webcast (3:31:25) (MDHHS) video icon

This November 2019 Precontemplation Workshop with Michigan-based tobacco use reduction in PLWH professionals was presented by the MDHHS Tobacco Section and facilitated by Lilianna Angel Reyes, MPA, TTS. Reyes is director of the Ruth Ellis Center in Detroit and founder and executive director of the Trans Sisters of Color Project, a Detroit nonprofit that serves trans women of color in, or from, the city of Detroit.

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The Truth About Electronic Cigarettes (aka Vape Products) YouTube icon  (1:27:46)

In this May 2022 MDHHS webinar, MDHHS Public Health Consultant Carolyn Chaudhary, MPH, discusses the basics of e-cigarettes and presents information about how they work, what they look like, what safety and health risks they pose, and what makes them especially attractive to youth. She also looks at the e-cigarette "climate" in Michigan and provides resources for those who want to learn more about these products.

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