We are excited to bring three free webinars to the public this month. Each are less than an hour in length, are free to join, and will be beneficial to anyone wanting to help a friend or family member quit, providers wishing for cessation education, and current tobacco users who wish to quit! The details are below.
-Recent Ohio tobacco data -Local work aimed at addressing tobacco use as a community -An overview of tobacco addiction -Common strategies for non-healthcare providers to assist in screening and referring individuals for help -Resources Available for Cessation
-The Stages of Change model -Ways to help a tobacco user to the next stage of readiness to quit -Resources available for each stage of change -Ways to support someone in each stage -Local resources available in Washington County
- How to identify vaping products -Tobacco marketing and its impact on youth tobacco use -The rapid growth of vaping among youth -Nicotine dependence and its impact on youth -Methods for discussing and providing cessation support for youth
Please consider joining us! We look forward to having you!
If your organization or business would like to be tobacco free or learn more about tobacco/vaping cessation and prevention please email Josh Walsh firstname.lastname@example.org or call 740-374-2782, ext 3344. We are here to assist you with any tobacco related questions. Additionally if you have any ideas on how to increase prevention and cessation within Washington County don’t hesitate to reach out!
To provide resources and encouragement to those with a desire to quit.
Washington County Health Department is committed to helping smokers with a desire to quit to find resources to assist them. Additionally we are determined to increase youth prevention with a focus on vaping. By increasing awareness of resources available and by being a source of encouragement Washington county health department is focused on creating a healthier community.
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My Life My Quit:
My Life My Quit is an excellent resource for teens with a desire to quit.