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Tobacco Cessation Resources

Tobacco Cessation Resources

NEW RESOURCES ADDED JANUARY 2016

Nicotine Addition - Triggers Identification - Checklist (PDF)

Quitting Announcement Flyer (PDF)

Tips for Quitting Smoking (PDF)

Tobacco Cessation Brief Interviewing Skills (PDF)

Tobacco Cessation Poster (PDF)


IHS GPRA Poster - Tobacco Cessation available on the GPRA Improvement Tools section:
http://www.ihs.gov/california/index.cfm/offices/oph/gpra/resources/gpra-improvement-tools/

The California Smokers' Helpline, offers a free resource kit:
http://www.nobutts.org/  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Medi-Cal Telephone Support, call 1-800-NO-BUTTS or visit:
http://www.nobutts.org/tobacco-users-medi-cal-member  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

National Telephone Support: call 1-877-44U-QUIT and 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit:
http://smokefree.gov/  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

LiveHelp Chat support is available Monday-Friday 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM Pacific Time at:
https://livehelp.cancer.gov/app/chat/chat_launch  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

American Indian Alaska Native, commercial tobacco use fact sheet:
AI/AN Commercial Tobacco Use Fact Sheet (PDF)

Tobacco-Free AI/AN Communities (February 3, 2015) Presentation Resource:
Tobacco-Free AI/AN Communities (PDF)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update – Clinical Practice Guideline at:
http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/update/ Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Pharmacy Tobacco Cessation Clinic Protocol – Example:
Pharmacy Tobacco Cessation Clinic Protocol (PDF 5MB**BIG FILE. MAY TAKE A WHILE TO LOAD**

Motivational Interviewing and Tobacco Cessation:
Motivational Interviewing and Tobacco Cessation (PDF)


Setting up a Tobacco Dependence Treatment Process – Tools by IHS Tobacco Control Task Force

  1. Assessment Survey Tool Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov (Link to AZ State U. DOC) – To assess knowledge and attitudes of clinical staff
  2. Patient Intake Form  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov (Link to AZ State U. DOC) – For conducting counseling session and documenting intervention.
  3. Follow-Up Form Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov (Link to AZ State U. DOC) - Both attempted and completed for documentation 

Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer Information from National Cancer Institute:
http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/tobacco/smokeless-fact-sheet  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs 2014, from the CDC:
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/stateandcommunity/best_practices/index.htm  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Indian Health Service Tobacco Free Policy:
http://www.ihs.gov/epi/index.cfm?module=epi_tobacco_policy

Highlights - American Indians and Alaska Natives and Tobacco from the CDC:
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/sgr/1998/highlights/am_indian_alaska_native/  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Aboriginal Tobacco Program, Play – Live – Be Magazine:
http://www.tobaccowise.com/tobacco_wise_sports/  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

The Sacred Circle of Tobacco - Youth Training Manual:
http://www.tobaccowise.com/tobacco_wise_sports/  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Second-Wind, First Breath: Facilitator Guide
http://www.tobacco-cessation.org/sf/pdfs/cpr/23)%20Second%20Wind%20First%20Breath_Facilitator%20Guide.pdf  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Tobacco: Sacred Use, Not Abuse
https://www.youtube.com/user/NCIDC  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Tobacco Prevention/Intervention Activities Assessment California Area Report (07/03/14):

IHS Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Cal. Area Report - 07/03/14 (PDF)