Tobacco Use Prevention & Cessation
Educational Materials & Resources
- Tobacco-Free Policy Toolkit for Institutions of Higher Education
On behalf of the City of Houston/Harris County Community Transformation Initiative, the Comprehensive Cancer Control Tobacco Work Group at MD Anderson Cancer Center created a Houston/Harris County Tobacco Task Force (Task Force) to serve as a place for collaboration, resource development, and technical assistance to address tobacco use among college campus populations. The Houston Department of Health & Human Services received a planning award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to build capacity to support healthy lifestyles in Harris County. The award targets tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, quality clinical and other preventive services, and social and emotional wellness.
The work group was charged with lending their expertise to the development of a Tobacco Task Force Toolkit. The purpose of the Toolkit is to provide a coordinated strategic framework for institutions of higher education in Houston/Harris County to develop and or strengthen their current campus tobacco policy.
- Smoking Cessation Resource Guides for Selected Texas Counties
The Smoking Cessation Resource Guides have been made possible by the contributions of the members of the Comprehensive Cancer Control Tobacco Work Group and the Office of Health Policy.
The purpose of the Guides are to provide the public with information on the harms of smoking, the benefits of quitting, and resources available to aid in cessation.