Interactions between healthcare providers and their clients/patients provide an important opportunity to support temporary and long-term tobacco cessation, thus realizing a significant potential benefit to healthcare costs in Alberta through improved public health. The following tools and resources will help to build your confidence, skills and competence in health promotion and harm reduction/cessation related to tobacco, vape and cannabis products.
Information sheets for health professionals on a variety of tobacco, vape and cannabis topics and populations experiencing tobacco-related health disparities.
Clinical support and guidance for providing tobacco, vape and cannabis interventions.
Programs and tools that can be used to offer counselling and group cessation programs like QuitCore in your community/practice.
QuitCore – QuitCore is a structured six-week group tobacco cessation program. Are you interested in being a QuitCore facilitator in your community? Contact email@example.com
You’ve Got This – This program is a flexible and interactive group cessation program for those most vulnerable to tobacco use and harms. Use the You've Got This – Facilitator Manual to run your own program.
Posters, QuitKit materials, cessation workbooks and brochures can be ordered through DATA Communications Management. To access the catalogue, use the following information:
We have helped AHS and other healthcare providers build tobacco care pathways, forms and other resources.
Need help to develop a tobacco care pathway for your setting? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AlbertaQuits Learning Series includes both online modules and in-person workshops including Tobacco Basics, Brief Tobacco Intervention, Tobacco Cessation Pharmacotherapy, Intensive Tobacco Intervention, Applied Tobacco Intervention and Foundational Health Educator:
View the following YouTube Playlist of training videos on topics such as brief tobacco intervention, how to use NRT products, engaging vulnerable populations and mindful smoking.