Take Control of Your Health physician smoking cessation

TCYH is a community health awareness initiative. We have created this section to support your efforts in helping patients better manage their health conditions. The site contains non-branded, non-product specific information, materials, tools and links on smoking cessation.

Patient materials


  • AMA Patient action plan for quitting
  • AMA Patient action plan for quitting-Spanish

Beat the Pack

  • The Freedom from Quitting Smoking
  • The American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout
  • Stop Smoking, Start Saving
  • Smoking, Heart Disease and Stroke
  • Smoking and Lung Cancer
  • Smoking and COPD
  • Secondhand Smoke Affects Everyone Exposed
  • Quitting Smoking Doesn't Have to Mean Weight Gain
  • Quitting Smoking and Enjoying the Active Life
  • Quit Smoking for a Healthier New Year
  • Managing Stress

Physician Materials
  • What primary care doctors need to know about smoking
  • A smoking cessation program for medical offices


How to access

Each of the materials can be downloaded by clicking on the hyperlinks.

The list is divided into those that can be given or discussed with patients and those that can help the clinician.