Employee Tobacco Cessation Resources

Are you looking for resources to promote tobacco cessation at your worksite? Here are partner resources that can help you plan events and/or campaigns to help employees move toward a tobacco-free life.

American Cancer Society

Each year, the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is the third Thursday of November (November 20, 2014). Smokers are encouraged to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting — even for one day — smokers will be taking an important step towards a healthier life – one that can lead to reducing cancer risk.

Great American Smokeout Employee Tool Kit

Great American Smokeout Printable Resources

For other Workplace Solutions resources

Sedgwick County Health Department

The Sedgwick County Health Department provides worksite wellness programs with free technical assistance to get your business on the path to good health. They can help you decide which programs will best fit the atmosphere, goals and culture of your workplace to create a tobacco-free workplace for you and your employees.

Health Department staff can also provide Quitkits (limit 20 per worksite), which include Kansas Tobacco Quitline information, a quit booklet, helpful quit strategies (toothpicks, gum, suckers, sunflower seeds), and a water bottle to help stay hydrated. Other worksite resources include helpful posters and brochures.

For more information, contact Kim Neufeld at kneufeld@kafponline.org

KanQuit (Kansas Tobacco Quitline)

1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) or www.ksquit.org provides information and free one-on-one coaching to help tobacco users quit. You can call toll-free, e-mail or use live chat anytime you need additional information or support. The line is staffed by expert Quit Coaches from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily.

KanQuit Fact Sheet

KanQuit Materials Request

American Lung Association 

Helping smokers quit not only saves lives—it also saves everyone money. These savings come from lower health care costs, increased workplace productivity and averted premature deaths. Below are some strategies to provide smoking cessation services and support in the workplace:

An Action Plan for Cessation

Helping Smokers Quit: State Cessation Coverage (find out what cessation treatments are covered in your state)

Learn how to bring Freedom From Smoking® to your worksite

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