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16 Blog Post: Celebrating 20 Years of Quitline History with 20 Questions About our Future

Wednesday, August 8, 2012  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov

How do we most effectively leverage quitlines to improve cessation statewide/province-wide?

With a clear sense of many of the opportunities on the horizon for quitlines, NAQC asked North Carolina’s seasoned tobacco control program manager, Sally Herndon, how do we most effectively leverage quitlines to improve cessation statewide/province-wide? As is the case in most states and provinces, tobacco control in North Carolina (NC) is a team effort. Sally pulled in Director of Tobacco Cessation, Joyce Swetlick, and NC’s Chronic Disease Director, Dr. Ruth Petersen. She also checked in with partners NC Prevention Partners, the NC Alliance for Health and the NC State Health Plan to come up with the following strategies for most effectively leveraging quitlines...

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