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Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Program

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program logoTobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death in the United States and New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program (TPCP) is dedicated to the implementation of a comprehensive program designed to reduce the prevalence and consumption of tobacco use in New Hampshire.

The TPCP’s primary goals are: prevent NH youth from beginning to use tobacco; eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke; promote quitting tobacco among users; and prioritize efforts to reach those most affected by tobacco.

Quit Now NHTPCP works to achieve these goals by:

  • Providing education to the public and to healthcare providers on a variety of tobacco use and dependency topics ranging from helping addicted tobacco users to seek treatment via QuitNow-NH (1-800-QUIT-NOW) to preventing youth from starting to use tobacco.

  • Monitoring compliance with the NH Indoor Smoking Act.

  • Quit Works logoProviding training and assistance with implementation of systems change for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence at NH healthcare facilities following Best Practice in US Department of Health and Human Services Clinical Practice Guidelines.
    Learn more at www.QuitWorksNH.org.

  • Conducting surveys to measure tobacco use among New Hampshire residents, as well as to monitor attitudes, knowledge and practices regarding tobacco use in New Hampshire.

Contact the NH Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program at TPCP@dhhs.nh.gov or (603) 271-6891.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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