Tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death and illness in the U.S. There are more than 190,000 smokers in Utah; nearly 80% report they would like to quit. Of that 80% nearly 50% have made a quit attempt in the last year. A patient who uses tobacco is more likely to have success in quitting for good when a healthcare provider advises them to do so. Here you will find resources for your patients and tools to implement an intervention that takes less than 3 minutes to save lives!
Healthcare providers hold the keys to contemplation, awareness, quitting resources and pharmacotherapy.