The mission of the Tobacco and Chronic Disease Prevention Program is to develop partnerships and collaborations to promote a comprehensive approach to address tobacco and chronic disease.
How We Do It
- Provide health education presentations on chronic disease prevention, cardiovascular disease, and tobacco cessation
- Train and certify staff to provide educational prevention programs
- Promote physical activity and chronic disease prevention
- Offer policy development assistance
- Provide referrals to community health programs
Million Hearts Campaign
The Million Hearts Campaign is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. This campaign brings together communities, health systems, non-profit organizations, federal agencies as well as private organizations from across the country to fight disease and stroke. Learn more about this program.
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Tobacco and Prevention
ASHLine Ask, Advice, Refer Training
The Ask, Advise, Refer (AAR) training is offered in partnership with the Arizona Smokers Help Line (ASHLine). This training can be set up at any worksite, agency or organization in an effort to proactively refer residents who are ready to quit tobacco.
The AAR training will allow you to:
Make direct referrals with a personalized quit fax form
Track referrals made
Receive monthly referral reports
Phone: (520) 724-7904
Healthy Living: Chronic Disease Self Management Program
A program that consists of workshops developed by Stanford University to help adults and caregivers successfully live with ongoing or chronic health conditions. The workshop consists of 10-16 participants, and meets once a week for 2.5 hours as part of a 6-week program.