- 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
- Ban On Soda In Texas Schools Advances In Senate - EverythingLubbock.com
- Angelina Jolie Takes Action Vs. Cancer - How You Can Too! - People Magazine
- American Cancer Society Celebrates 100 Years of Progress - U.S. News & World Report
- Dietary advice on added sugar is damaging our health, warns heart expert - Science Daily (press release)
- Bed-Sharing With Newly Borns 'Raise Cot Death Risk Fivefold' - CHANNELS
- Want to legalize pot? Here's how: Bill Keller - PennLive.com
- Ban on soda in Texas schools advances in Senate - KHOU
- Contraception lawsuits hit next level - GOP retools high-risk pool bill ... - Politico (blog)
- Obesity directly tied to several cancers - News-Medical.net
- Smoking in the home 'claims same number of lives as road accidents' - Irish Independent