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Help The People You Serve Quit Commercial Tobacco

Community organizations including multi-unit housing, places of worship and wellness centers can play an active role in helping connect people with free Quit Partner programs and resources. Besides referring community members to Quit Partner, you and your staff can offer support or even introduce policies to encourage quitting.

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Healthier At Home

Multi-unit housing owners and managers can help protect residents from secondhand smoke and commercial tobacco use harm by implementing tobacco-free policies. Referring residents to Quit Partner is a great way to help residents start their quit journey.

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Faith-Based Outreach

Leaders of churches, synagogues, mosques and temples are a trusted and vital part of our communities and can provide powerful support for members who want help taking their first steps toward quitting.

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Community Wellness Centers

Staff at wellness-focused community gathering spaces can help educate community members about the harms of commercial tobacco use and connect people you serve to cessation support programs.

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Partners For Positive Change

Local public health agencies and community organizations receiving funding from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are working together to reduce commercial tobacco use and promote quitting. Find out what’s new in your community and connect with these organizations by visiting these links.

Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) (opens new window)

Tobacco-Free Communities Grant Program (TFC) (opens new window)

Tribal Grant Program (opens new window)

Ready to Get Started?

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Or call: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669)   Or teens/young adults can text “Start” to: 36072*

*Ages 13–24