CDC Office on Smoking and Health

CDC: 30 Smokefree Days For Faith-Based Organizations

30 Smokefree Days is a Facebook event hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This toolkit (see link above) contains suggested social media messages and images as well as newsletter and blog text to share with your members or with others [...]

CDC: 30 Smokefree Days For Faith-Based Organizations2017-07-06T11:28:43-04:00

CDC Report: Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — US, 2011–2016

June 16, 2017, the CDC published this report.  It was provided to us by the HHS Office of External and Intergovernmental Affairs, Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual report on youth and tobacco found that 11.3 percent of high school students used e-cigarettes in 2016, compared with 16 [...]

CDC Report: Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — US, 2011–20162017-06-21T12:27:11-04:00

Talk with your patients/clients/friends/faith community members about quitting tobacco!

Talking with them about quitting smoking will increase their chances of quitting for good. Check out resources from the CDC to help you start the conversation: http://1.usa.gov/1CEHMKC

Talk with your patients/clients/friends/faith community members about quitting tobacco!2017-01-12T12:50:03-05:00

2017 Tips Campaign

Key Message: Smoking causes immediate damage to your body, which can lead to long-term health problems. What are those health problems? Cancer (lung, throat, head and neck, colorectal) Heart disease Stroke COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Gum disease Preterm birth HIV (human immunodefi ciency virus) Dual use (the current use of both cigarettes and electronic [...]

2017 Tips Campaign2017-01-12T11:29:29-05:00

2017 Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign Launches

The Tips Campaign is back!  Beginning Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 the CDC began airing Tips campaign advertisements on national television, in magazines and online.  "The campaign features hard-hitting ads from previous years that focus on health issues caused or made worse by smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. These include conditions such as throat and [...]

2017 Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign Launches2017-01-12T11:31:45-05:00

New Report from US Surgeon General: E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults

On December 8, 2016 at 9:30 am the U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy released a report titled “E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General” at a press conference in Washington, D.C. This event is still available on the HHS YouTube channel. Here is information that was released on [...]

New Report from US Surgeon General: E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults2016-12-08T14:08:48-05:00

CDC Office on Smoking and Health: Pregnancy, Stress and Smoking

Bringing a new life into the world is nothing less than a blessing, but it can also be stressful. New mothers in your ministry may not understand how stress and bad habits like smoking cigarettes may affect their babies. Amanda, a young mother who has been in the CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign, faced [...]

CDC Office on Smoking and Health: Pregnancy, Stress and Smoking2016-07-25T12:42:08-04:00

CDC’s New Tools for Faith-based Leaders, Staff, and Volunteers

Faith leaders and staff at places of worship play an important role in creating and maintaining healthy communities across the United States. As a faith-based, caring leader, you can help address the toll of tobacco use in your community by providing information to smokers who are trying to quit. The Centers for Disease Control and [...]

CDC’s New Tools for Faith-based Leaders, Staff, and Volunteers2016-11-30T17:31:10-05:00

Webinar: May 31, 2016, 1:00 pm EDT – Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) and the CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) campaign are pleased to invite you to the free webinar, “Always a Priority: Helping Smokers with Mental Health Conditions Quit” on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 1:00pm EDT (90 minutes). Read full announcement! Register Here! Please feel free to forward this [...]

Webinar: May 31, 2016, 1:00 pm EDT – Smoking Cessation Leadership Center2016-05-23T09:20:09-04:00

It Takes Faith – Tips From Former Smokers Campaign Webinar

Wednesday, April 27 from 3 - 4pm (EST) you can learn more about how faith-based organizations are teaming up with Faith United Against Tobacco and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention( CDC) to encourage their members to stop smoking. Guest speakers include: [list] Vinny DeMarco, National Coordinator, Faith United Against Tobacco Marlene Feagan, President, [...]

It Takes Faith – Tips From Former Smokers Campaign Webinar2016-03-30T14:37:47-04:00
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