- FOR PROVIDERS
- SPECIAL POPULATIONS
- POLICY INITIATIVES
- TOBACCO USE DATA
Our Mission and Activities
We are the Maryland Resource Center for Quitting Use and Initiation of Tobacco. Our mission is to link professionals and providers to state tobacco initiatives, to provide evidence-based, effective resources and tools to local programs, to create and support an extensive, collaborative network of tobacco prevention and cessation professionals, and to provide a forum for sharing best practices throughout the state of Maryland.
What does MDQuit do?
1. We support but are not the MD Quitline call line. For direct access to the MD Quitline and consumer support services, call 1-800 QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669) or go to http://smokingstopshere.com/
2. We conduct trainings for service providers to implement within their organization:
For a more detailed description of the trainings, click here
- Fax to Assist Training: Online or on-site group trainings available. For more information go to http://mdquit.org/fax-to-assist
- 5 A's - Steps for a brief intervention
- Smoking Cessation single and multiple session intervention (pending)
- Preparing Smokers to Quit
**trainings can be tailored to particular populations**
3. Center Specialists are available for information regarding resources, training, or other prevention and cessation information. For more information about other kinds of training please contact the center specialists.
What does MDQuit not do?
Provide direct services for smoking cessation consumers.
MDQuit Member Information
Fax to Assist
Our online certification program is now CME-approved! CLICK HERE to find out more about Fax to Assist and complete your training.
Current Tobacco News Feed
- Advocates decry tobacco exhibition - ecns
- Tobacco ads on new media light up debate - People's Daily Online
- Press Release Cancer survivors need more support to stop smoking and drinking - Cancer Research UK (press release)
- Ban on soda in elementary, middle schools advances - KSAT San Antonio
- Hospital smoking ban defended - New Zealand Doctor Online
- Michael Bryant calls the casino industry's bluff - Macleans.ca
- Babies who breathe second-hand smoke are more likely to be aggressive adults - Daily Mail
- The Risks You Still Take If You Legally Use an Ancient Plant - Huffington Post (blog)
- War-Gaming Cell Phone Science Protects Neither Brains Nor Private Parts - Huffington Post
- Advocates decry tobacco exhibition - Global Times