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Real World Results: Progress to Date

  • All centers have become tobacco-free with minimal compliance issues


  • There has been increased assessment for tobacco use and      desire to quit

- Tens of thousands of tobacco use assessments have been delivered to unduplicated consumers 


  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is being readily used by consumers and staff

Both project provided NRT as well as additional NRT purchased by centers


  • ​​More than 5,000 staff members at participating clinics have received tobacco education training


  • Quit tobacco groups have been initiated by many centers

  • Approximately 100 clinical providers attended specialized prescriber training

  • Hundreds of providers were trained in Motivational Interviewing

  • Over 50 clinical providers became Tobacco Treatment Specialists

  • Thousands of center staff and consumers are now protected from second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure

- Vendors, visitors, and community members are also free from exposure to SHS

  • Click on here to view a one page fact sheet on the successes of the TTTF project.

" Our clients have been thrilled that we are offering this program and many have expressed the gratitude in the help they are getting. So many of our clients have stated that they are so happy to have this help available to them and that they have wanted to quit for a very long time but didn't know how, or didn't have the confidence that they could do it alone. Most definitely our clients could not afford the Nicotine Replacement Therapies themselves."

-BJ Peterson, Gulf Bend Centers

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