Reduction in number of tobacco users in Clermont County

HB 1. Adult Smoking

19.6%2019

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Story Behind the Curve

Contributing Factors (What's helping the trend?):

    • Tobacco cessation courses and health education prevention programs on the risks/long term consequences of tobacco use
    • Large scale media campaigns spreading knowledge on the harmful effects of tobacco use

Restricting Factors (What's keeping the trend from improving?):

    • Covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic restricted program activities, access, and availability

Equity Issues (What disparities are contributing?):

    • Racial and ethnic minorities
    • Socioeconomic status
    • Educational attainment
    • Geographic region
    • Gender and sexual orientation minorities
    • Single parents
    • Active military and veteran populations
    • Individuals living with mental illness
    • Populations of individuals living with disabilities
Partners

Clermont County Public Health 

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services

Mercy Health

Strategy

Mass media campaigns against tobacco use

Tobacco cessation access

Tobacco cessation tailored for specific populations

Activities

Mass media campaign against tobacco use

  • Mass media campaign against tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure (Clermont County Public Health)

Tobacco cessation access

  • Tobacco cessation therapy affordability (Clermont County Public Health)

  • Health care provider reminder systems for tobacco cessation (Clermont County Public Health)

  • Telephonic tobacco cessation programs (tobacco quit lines and text message-based health interventions) (Clermont County Public Health)

  • Smoking cessation classes (Clermont County Public Health, Mercy Health)

  • Psychoeducational presentations on tobacco cessation, and tobacco cessation individual therapy sessions offered by certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services)

Tobacco cessation tailored for specific populations

  • Psychoeducational presentations on tobacco cessation offered in SUD groups utilizing Motivational Interviewing framework (Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services)

  • Tobacco cessation individual therapy sessions offered for SUV and dual diagnosis clients (Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services)

Policy Development/Enactment/Monitoring

  • Monitor and support legislation to ban flavoring of tobacco and nicotine products (Clermont County Public Health)

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