• Smoking is the single greatest preventable cause of death in the U.S. Over 440,000 people die from smoking each year.
• Tobacco cessation resources are provided below for the approximately 20 percent of Minnesotans who smoke.
Free phone and web based counseling services designed to help Minnesotans successfully quit smoking.
Quitting Assistance for Minnesotans
Overview of state-wide cessation programs and services in your area.
Minnesota Smoking Cessation and Tobacco - Programs and Services
American Cancer Society database of local and state-wide smoking cessation programs and services.
Tools for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, was released in May 2008. Since the release, several tools and additional materials have been developed including a quick reference guide, presentations, posters, and more.
(PDF: 1,598KB/64 pages)
This Action Guide provides information on the resources and key steps to work with healthcare delivery systems to improve the delivery of tobacco-use treatment to patients.
The Helping Young Smokers Quit (HYSQ) initiative is a multi-phase project that addresses the critical need to disseminate effective, developmentally appropriate cessation programs for adolescent smokers.
Cost of Smoking Calculator
American Cancer Society cost of smoking calculator - personalized by day, week, month and year
Re-learn life without cigarettes
National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation's online cessation and support program
Tobacco Cessation Leadership Network
National organization provides smoking cessation information and resources