Other Resources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Clinical Practice Guideline for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence can be found on this website. In addition to the full manuscript, clinician guides and consumer guides are also available.

American Cancer Society
Supplies data, publications, and other information about prevention and treatment of cancer for consumers and practitioners.

American Lung Association
Provides a variety of educational materials for consumers and practitioners.

The Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD)
An organization of providers dedicated to the promotion of and increased access to evidence-based tobacco treatment for the tobacco user.

CDC’s Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS)
Contains links to research data, Surgeon General Reports and information to use with patients. The patient information is in the public domain and can be copied and distributed to patients.

The Center for Tobacco Treatment Research and Training
Offers evidence-based information, clinical services, training, and professional education programs for the prevention and treatment of nicotine dependence.

The Cochrane Library
The best single source of reliable information on the effects of healthcare interventions.

Foundation for Innovation in Nicotine Dependence
A non-profit site containing selected articles and resources for tobacco users and clinicians.

The Guide to Community Preventive Services: Tobacco Use Prevention and Control
Outlines selected population-based interventions that research has shown to be effective in increasing tobacco cessation (CDC, 2000).

Make Smoking History
Offers expert information, peer support, and the Quit Wizard to help you quit smoking.

National Cancer Institutebetobaccofree.gov
Offers free continuing education programs for health professionals in providing efficient and effective tobacco interventions. Continuing medical education credits available.

North American Quitline Consortium (NAQC)
An international, non-profit membership organization based in Phoenix, Arizona that seeks to promote evidence based quitline services across diverse communities in North America.

PACT (Professional Assisted Cessation Therapy)
An independent consortium of smoking cessation therapy professionals. Their site contains sections for practitioners, policy makers and non-professionals along with many links.

Smoking Cessation: Intensive Interventions by PCPs Help
Smokers were more likely to quit when primary care physicians used intensive interventions including recommending medications and counseling and arranging follow-up, but less-intensive interventions were ineffective, new research shows.

Become an Ex
Information for tobacco users and providers on re-learning life without tobacco use.

State Resources: Department of Health
Information for tobacco users and providers on quitting tobacco use.

Tobacco BBS
A free resource center focusing on tobacco and smoking issues. It features tobacco news, information, assistance for smokers trying to quit, alerts on tobacco control issues, and open consideration of all aspects of the spectrum of issues concerning tobacco, nicotine, cigarettes and cigars.

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians
Summarizes the guideline strategies developed in the Public Health Service-sponsored Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: Clinical Practice Guideline (USPHS, 2000).

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