Resources

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Non-University Resources

Cessation (Quitting) Programs

  • Other Tobacco Cessation Programs in Omaha (not paid for/reimbursed by Creighton)

  • Become an Ex: This website provides up-to-date information on quitting tobacco and staying quit.

  • Freedom from Smoking Online by American Lung Association is a program specifically designed
    for adults who want to quit smoking.

  • Kill the Can is an online community of people dedicated to quitting SMOKELESS TOBACCO and to supporting each other's struggle.

  • SmokeFree.gov has several tools and resources for people interested in quitting, and features many program options. There are resources specific to teens, moms, Spanish-speaking individuals, and the general public.

  • State Quitline: 1-800-Quit-Now to reach your state's Quitline, or visit www.quitnow.net/nebraska or www.quitnow.net/iowa  for web-based information and programs.

  • StayQuitMoms is an Internet-based program just for new moms, both pregnant and postpartum.

  • QuitNow App by Alere Well-being (available for Android and iOS platforms)

  • QuitSTART app by MMG Inc. was developed through a National Cancer Institute program is available on both Android and iOS platforms.

  • Quit Smokeless Support Network is a web-based and online community of people who are searching for a way to break the chains of addiction from smokeless forms of tobacco products.

Education and Advocacy

  • Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids compiles up-to-date information about tobacco statistics and actions being taken against tobacco.

  • CDC's Tips from Former Smokers Campaign encourages people to quit smoking by showing the toll that smoking-related illnesses take on smokers and their loved ones.

  • FDA's Center for Tobacco Products is the best place to go to learn about regulations regarding current, new, and emerging tobacco products.

  • A Forever Recovery is an addictions recovery facility that has a resources page for parents wanting to help keep their children tobacco free with addiction education.

  • Iowa Department of Health's Division of Tobacco Use Prevention and Control provides various information on tobacco cessation, control, and prevention.

  • Metro Omaha Tobacco Action Coalition has a mission to "Prevent/reduce tobacco use and the accompanying health and economic consequences in the Omaha are via prevention through public policy and education"

  • Tobacco Free Nebraska is the state's comprehensive tobacco prevention program that works to: help people quit, eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke, keep youth from starting, and reached underserved populations.