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Free Web-Based Referral Service for Evidence-Based Tobacco Cessation

Posted by Kristin Harms

Jul 8, 2014 11:01:26 AM

Web-based referral serviceJoin hundreds of health professionals throughout California who are referring their patients quickly and easily to the free, evidence-based, tobacco cessation services of the California Smokers’ Helpline via our web-based referral service.

Studies have shown that smokers who use Helpline counseling are twice as likely to quit as those who don’t. Seventy percent of smokers visit a physician at least once a year and according to the U.S. Public Health Service Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: Clinical Practice Guideline, 2008 Update, “Telephone quitline counseling is effective with diverse populations and has broad reach. Therefore, both clinicians and health care delivery systems should ensure patient access to quitlines and promote quitline use.”

Listen to Jyothi Marbin, MD, of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, and JoAnne Roy, LVN, of San Franciso General Hospital talk about the benefits of the Helpline's cessation services and web-based referral service as well as successful Helpline clients talk about their experience:

Register now for the Helpline's web-based referral service and start referring your patients quickly and easily:

Register for Web-Based Referral

About this Blog

The California Smokers' Helpline offers free, evidence-based tobacco cessation services in multiple languages to help smokers quit. We also offer free training and resources to health professionals to increase their knowledge and capacity for tobacco cessation.

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For more information about our free training and resources for health professionals, please contact the Helpline Communications Department at (858) 300-1010 or cshoutreach@ucsd.edu.

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