The Cessation Toolkits are a deep dive into a specific topic area. These toolkits are intended to be a “one-stop shop” to learn about a new issue and implement it in your community. If you have any questions, need additional resources or technical assistance, please email us at [email protected]

Assistors Toolkit

Reducing tobacco use is integral to improving public health. Restrictions like tobacco surcharges are significant barriers to affordable health insurance. This toolkit, updated August 2019, is designed to help build relationships between tobacco control and public health professionals and healthcare enrollment assistors to help new insurance enrollees quit tobacco. It includes information on the challenges posed by tobacco surcharges as well as how open enrollment can be an opportunity to help people quit.
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Hospital Community Benefit Toolkit

Hospitals have an important role to play in reducing tobacco use in their communities. Non-profit hospitals are required to meet specific requirements, including conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CNHA) and adopt an implementation strategy at least once every three years, to maintain their tax-exempt status. This toolkit highlights how public health can work with hospitals to address tobacco as part of this process.
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Integrating Tobacco Use Dependency Treatment in Behavioral Health Settings

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Page last updated: May 4, 2021

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