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1 Legacy Resources NACCHO Webcast April 22, 2009

2 www.americanlegacy.org Research – Fact Clipboard Verified facts Sort by category – Fact Sheets Examples: Youth & Smoking; Secondhand Smoke; LGBT & Smoking – Publications Examples: Cigarette Preferences among Youth (First Look Report 17); Postpartum Protocol Script – Tobacco Documents Library – Surveys and Data NYTS and LMTS Data sets, questionnaires, fact sheets

3 www.americanlegacy.org

4 What We Do Grants Dissemination – Dissemination reports Examples: – Sustainability Beyond Dollars: Organizations Achieving Long-Term Success in Community-Based Tobacco Control – Promoting Systems Change in Community-Driven Tobacco Control – Building Effective Collaborations: Organizations Working Together in Tobacco Control

5 www.americanlegacy.org

6 Re-learn Life Without Cigarettes

7 BecomeAnEX.org is a project of the National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation to help people quit smoking English (BecomeAnEX.org) Spanish (ConvierteteEnUnEX.org) Offers free, comprehensive personalized quit plans as well as resources and tools to help smokers re- learn life without cigarettes More than 1 million visits to date BecomeAnEX.org

8 The EX Plan Re-learn Habit A look at smoking behaviors, or those things smokers pair with cigarettes. Practice separating cigarettes from those behaviors BEFORE quitting. Re-learn Addiction How the nicotine in cigarettes changes a smokers brain chemistry making it physically harder to quit. Re-learn Support The importance of getting the type of support needed from friends and family.

9 BecomeAnEX.org Resources State and National Resources – 1-800-QUIT NOW – Web sites Printout Library – Quit manuals – Cigarette tracker, napkin origami – Nicotine and medication overviews EX Community

10 Promoting BecomeAnEX.org Opportunities to promote BecomeAnEX.org Mention in media interviews List as a consumer resource (with permission) Press materials, fact sheets, web sites, hyperlinks Include this credit (where possible) BecomeAnEX.org is a project of the National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation to help people quit smoking. Use this description (as needed) BecomeAnEX.org is a web site with tips and tools for quitting including personalized quit plans, and a virtual community where smokers can share stories and strategies about their experiences quitting.

11 National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation – Current State Members Arkansas Arizona Connecticut DC Indiana Louisiana Missouri (Missouri Foundation for Health) North Carolina New York North Dakota Oklahoma Oregon Rhode Island Vermont Washington Wyoming

12 Karen Martin Senior Director, Collaboration and Outreach 202-454-5567 kmartin@americanlegacy.org


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