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    The Center for Tobacco Cessation

    Need help to improve tobacco cessation in your area? The Center for Tobacco Cessation (CTC) is the training and technical arm of the California Smokers’ Helpline. CTC helps organizations throughout California to increase their capacity in tobacco cessation.

    Live Webinars

    The Center offers free, live webinars several times each year on timely topics related to tobacco use and smoking cessation. Visit our Online Training page for a list of any upcoming webinars. Click here to sign up for notification by email of upcoming webinars.

    Online Courses

    Continuing Education Courses
    Free continuing education credits are available for online courses, which are designed to provide the knowledge necessary to treat tobacco dependence in smokers:

    • Substance use disorders
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Asthma
    • Pregnancy
    • Behavioral health

    Other Online Courses
    Other recorded webinars and online courses on a variety of cessation related topics may be found on our Online Training page.

    Provider Toolkits

    Our online Provider Toolkits offer recorded webinars and patient educational materials on topics such as:

    • Evidence-Based Tobacco Treatments
    • New and Emerging Tobacco Products
    • Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation
    • Smoking and Diabetes

    Fact Sheets

    Download our fact sheets on a wide variety of tobacco-related topics for patients and providers.

    Customized Training

    CTC staff can put together a training tailored to the particular needs of the health professionals in your organization. Click here to submit a request.

    Technical Assistance

    CTC offers phone and email consultation in areas such as:

    • Developing a comprehensive cessation strategy
    • Tobacco cessation in special populations
    • Helping your patients quit smoking
    • Evidence-based behavioral treatments
    • State of the art pharmacological treatments
    • Preventing relapse
    For assistance, please contact Lesley C. Phillips at (858) 300-1051 or lcopeland@ucsd.edu.

    Additional Resources

    Click here for other tobacco cessation resources for health care providers, hospitals, employers, health plans, and others.

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    For more information, please contact:

    Lesley C. Phillips
    (858) 300-1051 
    lcopeland@ucsd.edu