Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Resources
Michigan Cancer Consortium
American Cancer Society -- www.cancer.org
Metro Detroit Area Service Center
20450 Civic Center Drive
Southfield, MI 48076
National Cancer Info Call Center: 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
The ACS offers community referral information, phone consultation, information regarding nicotine replacement and prescription therapies, and self-help materials. This is a free service.
American Heart Association
24445 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI. 48075-2436
The largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases—the nation’s number one cause of death—which kill about 950,000 Americans annually.
American Legacy Foundation
1724 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington DC 20036
MISSION: Building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit.
American Lung Association
1475 E 12 mile rd Madison Heights MI 48071
Oak Park, MI 48237
The American Lung Association of Michigan provides self-help materials at cost, as well as the Freedom from Smoking program.
Americans for Non-Smokers Rights
2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite J
Berkeley, CA. 94702
Provides clean indoor air and secondhand smoke materials, including sample clean indoor air policies and the “Teens Take Action Guidebook.”
Offers a variety of programs in quitting smoking.
Clinton Twp., MI. 48038
A resource center for educators.
Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak
3601 West 13 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI. 48073
Provides In-house stop-smoking classes.
Fighting to free America’s youth from tobacco and to create a healthier environment. The Campaign is one of the nation’s largest non-governmental initiatives ever launched to protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tobacco Information and Prevention Sources
Office on Smoking and Health
4770 Buford Hwy., MS K-79
Atlanta, GA 30341
The CDC’s tobacco website affords access to national cessation materials and tobacco information. Includes a variety of tobacco-related information, resources, and media materials.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Adolescent School Health (DASH)
4770 Bufford Highway, MS K-27
Atlanta, GA. 30341
For information on CDC guidelines for School Health Programs Preventing Tobacco Use and Addiction, surveillance and evaluation tools, as well as school health data (YRBS), programs, and policies.
Freedom from Smoking Online
A FREE eight-week online tobacco cessation program. Available 7 days a week/24 hours a day.
Health Insurance Provider Coverage – Call the Number on Your Insurance Card.
Many health insurance providers will assist patients trying to quit smoking. Call the number on your insurance card and ask what smoking cessation medications and therapies are covered. Some offer telephone support, and some will allow for over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies when prescribed by your doctor. Coverage varies by plan.
March of Dimes
Metro Detroit Chapter
27600 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI. 48034
Find out about the risks to your unborn baby caused by smoking during pregnancy.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services www.michigan.gov/tobacco
Online Training Resources for Professionals
Tobacco Section-Michigan Tobacco Control Program
109 W. Michigan Ave.
P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, MI. 48909
Michigan Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW
For tobacco treatment information, resources, and information regarding the smokefree law. Find printable materials, including a Quit Kit, a complaint form to report a violation of the law, and much more.
National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation
Re-learn life without cigarettes.
The Nicotine Anonymous website provides program information, support and literature, and available meeting schedules and locations.
The Quit Net site offers cessation information and support chat room.
The Smoke-Free Environments Law Project (SFELP) is a statewide project which provides information, consultation and advice for businesses, local units of government, and individuals in Michigan on policies and practices to protect employees and the general public from the harmful effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and to address the legal requirements and liability issues related to ETS.
Tobacco Free Michigan (TFM)
P.O. Box 10231
Lansing, MI 48901
Tobacco-Free Michigan is an independent, non-profit organization. It is a grassroots organization dedicated to promoting tobacco-free environments and to improving health and quality of life through advocacy and education. TFM’s vision is to create a tobacco-free culture.
Traffic Safety Association of Macomb County
TSA provides the Tobacco Awareness Program (TAP) to people ages 14 - 20 years of age.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201
New initiatives to help Americans quit smoking include a national quitline (1-800-QUITNOW) that put users in touch with programs that can help them give up tobacco. In addition, a new HHS website (www.smokefree.gov) offers online advice and downloadable information to make cessation easier.