Tobacco Treatment and Prevention Reports

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence (CTI) is pleased to share developed reports and presentations highlighting projects that have been implemented.

Tobacco Prevention: Statewide Success Stories

The statewide Tobacco Prevention Services initiative includes strategies implemented by the Center for Tobacco Independence and District Tobacco Prevention Partners  across three focus areas: prevention of youth initiation; reducing exposure to secondhand smoke; and promotion of tobacco treatment through the Maine QuitLink. The following stories highlight strategies implemented between 2017 and 2022 to address tobacco use and exposure in Maine.

Quarterly Tobacco Prevention Infrastructure Reports

Statewide Report (July – September 2022)

Public Health District Level Reports (July – September 2022):

To receive copies of past Quarterly Tobacco Prevention Infrastructure Reports, please email [email protected].

Tobacco Prevention: Community Success Stories

Prevention of Initiation of Youth Tobacco Use

Reducing Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

Promoting Tobacco Treatment

To receive copies of past Success Stories, please email [email protected].

2022 National Conference on Tobacco or Health Presentations:

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence is presented the following projeccts at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health in June 2022.

  • Health System Uses Brief Trainings to Drive up Referrals for Tobacco Treatment: Poster, Learn More: Fact Sheet
  • Modernizing a Quitline: Introducing the Maine QuitLink after 20 Years of the Maine Tobacco HelpLine: Poster, Learn More: Fact Sheet
  • Putting “Community” Back In To Community Needs Assessments: Poster

Additional Reports

Maine CDC and Partnerships for Health Report: Maine Prevention Services Initiative Atlas (2016-2021) This report was developed by Partnerships For Health on behalf of Maine CDC. The MPS Atlas provides a series of maps for Maine Prevention Services, with a section for each Domain. Using programmatic data collected from the domains, each map in the Atlas highlights the geographic spread and reach of strategies.

Maine CDC and Partnerships for Health Report: Implementation of the Maine Prevention Services Initiative (2016 – 2021): A Data BriefThis report was developed by Partnerships For Health on behalf of Maine CDC. It follows the compilation of highlights (2016-2020) disseminated broadly earlier in 2022. In addition to highlighting the domain-specific work, it also highlights the strength of the MPS Initiative infrastructure to promote prevention across the state.

Maine Prevention Services and Partnerships for Health Report: Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in the Home Evaluation FindingsPartnerships for Health, the contracted evaluator for the Maine Prevention Services Initiative tobacco prevention work, developed and implemented an evaluation study to assess property managers’ and tenants’ knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors towards smoke-free policies and to understand the challenges and successes that are part of the District Tobacco Prevention Partners work with property managers.

Maine Prevention Services and Partnerships for Health Maps: Engagement with MPS that Resulted in New or Strengthened Tobacco PoliciesPartnerships for Health, the contracted evaluator for the Maine Prevention Services Initiative tobacco prevention work, developed a series of maps highlighting policies that have been adopted under the Tobacco Prevention Services Initiative by District Tobacco Prevention Partners working with community organizations. Statewide maps highlight school districts, clinical sites, higher education institutions, housing properties, land governance, lodging and workplaces.