Health Systems Change provide New York's healthcare community with evidence-based education, training, and resources to treat their tobacco dependent patients to help them quit smoking successfully.
Reality Check Youth Action Program is a movement of 13-18 year-olds in NY State that seeks to de-glamorize and de-normalize tobacco use and expose the manipulative, deceptive marketing practices of the tobacco industry. Reality Check youth advocate through media, community events, and work with decision makers to obtain tobacco control policies and resolutions.
We've Seen Enough Tobacco Marketing! Campaign is a statewide initiative to mobilize youth across the state to protest tobacco marketing and raise awareness of its impact on teen smoking. Activities include creating YouTube videos, participating in media events, visiting legislators, soliciting statements of support, collecting petition signatures and writing letters.
New York State Smokers’ Quit Line is free and confidential service, providing effective cessation services to New York State residents who want to stop tobacco use. This includes, motivational coaching, free nicotine patches, an online smokefree community, educational fact sheets, materials and videos. Additional educational tools and cessation resources are available for healthcare providers, employers, educators, and others, including a referral program for tobacco users.
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