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Our Mission and Activities
We are the Maryland Qutting Use and Initiation of Tobacco (MDQuit) Resource Center. 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
- Brief Interventions & Fax-to-Assist
- Preparing to Quit
- Breaking the Habit in Behavioral Health
- Fax-to-Assist (online)
**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
We are currently seeking new CME sponsorship for our online certification program. CLICK HERE to find out more about Fax to Assist and complete your training.
If you are interested in resources, training, or other prevention and cessation information to help consumers, please call us at (410) 455-3628 or contact one of our MDQuit Resource Center Specialists:
Current Tobacco News Feed
- Smoking in cigar bars, tobacco outlets ruled unconstitutional - Lincoln Journal Star
- Australia shows that plain tobacco packaging significantly cuts smoking - The Independent
- UWSP welcomes students to tobacco-free campus - Stevenspointjournal
- E-cigarette group demands CDC retract 'deceptive' research - The Hill
- Cigarette plain packaging fear campaign unfounded, Victoria study finds - The Guardian
- Mailbag: Sounded like tobacco docs - Albany Democrat Herald
- International Health Organizations at Odds Over E-Cigarette Risks - brandchannel.com
- Youth e-cigarette use rising; heart group calls for regulation - Dubuque Telegraph Herald
- E-cigarettes 'should be banned indoors': Global health watchdog issued warning ... - Daily Mail
- What you need to know about UT's tobacco ban - Independent Collegian