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Implementing Tobacco Control into the Primary Healthcare Setting

Program Type: Resources - Information or materials that might help develop a program/project in a community but can not be defined as a Best Practice, Promising Practice, or Local Effort.

This is a fieldbook to serve as a tool for tobacco prevention, intervention and cessation. The fieldbook can be used to help develop a vision on community readiness for tobacco prevention/intervention/cessation/policy. The purpose of the guideline is to: establish and maintain and IHS-wide infrastructure for the effective development, implementation, and evaluation of tobacco dependence treatment educational programs Develop community-based programs and build relationships with existing tobacco prevention and education coalitions and alliances to enhance our ability to provide effective, affordable, state-of-the-art tobacco dependence treatment programs Design systems and processes that will be self-sustaining by the end of the project period.

Age Group(s):
Adults, Elderly

Site Type(s):
Clinic/Health Center

Health Indicator(s):
Health Education , Tobacco Use

Service Area:

Addictions, Behavioral health/behavioral change, Capacity building or empowerment, Chronic conditions , Community directed intervention, Community mobilization/organization, Health promotion and wellness, Interview and teaching strategies, Lifestyle coaching, Motivation, Policy development and planning, Public Health intervention, Tobacco cessation , Worksite health


Name: Joe Law
Site or Location Name: Portland Area Indian Health Service
1414 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR 97304
Phone: 503.414.5597

Primary Contact Name: Joe Law
Site or Location Name: Portland Area Indian Health Service
4212 North 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 602.400.