Holistic Health/Self Help
Virtual Health Center home
POSTERS from Foothill's program
(for HSACCC members only)
California's Smokers' Helpline
A FREE service that helps people quit smoking. Operated by UC San Diego
and funded by the Department of Health Services. 1-800-NO-BUTTS.
Centers for Disease Control
Tobacco Information and Prevention source (TIPS).
The California Youth
Advocacy Network (CYAN)
CYAN is dedicated to
supporting youth and young adults by advocating for a tobacco-free
Dedicated to exposing the truth about tobacco so that people can take
control and make fully informed decisions for themselves.
Surgeon General's Virtual Office
Tobacco Cessation Guidelines. New findings about the latest drugs and
counseling techniques for treating tobacco use and dependence. Great quitting
techniques in .pdf format for printing.
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
Everything For People Concerned About Smoking and Nonsmokers' Rights,
Smoking Statistics, Quitting Smoking, Smoking Risks, and other Smoking
California Department of Health Services - Tobacco Control Section
The mission of the Tobacco Control Section is to work toward achieving
a tobacco-free California, and to reduce illness and premature deaths
attributable to tobacco by implementing programs to reduce tobacco use
and exposure to secondhand smoke.
American Lung Association
You can participate in local, state and national politics by simply sending
messages to the people "in charge". It is easy to be an activist
with the help of the Internet. Sign up to advocate the easy way over the
Internet by going to www.californialung.org
and lungaction.org and join the campaign. It is as easy as adding
your name to form letters and pushing "send". When your Representatives
in Sacramento or Washington D.C. receive a number of faxes, letters and
emails on an issue, they listen. Take action; it's easy.
Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC)
This site focuses on organizations, groups and individuals build
leadership, advocacy, community organizing, planning and management,
assessment and evaluation, and policy, program, and treatment
interventions skills to effectively carry out tobacco prevention and
Voices Against Tobacco
This is a virtual online community that allows everyday people to share
their stories about tobacco addiction and disease to raise awareness about
this deadly health issue and by demonstrating why others must act to
reduce tobacco's terrible toll.