Tobacco Use Prevalence & Cessation in Alaska
May 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
One of the leading health indicator topic areas that continues to be a major public health challenge in Alaska is tobacco use. Being that Alaska is so geographically vast, access to care, including tobacco cessation can be a challenge. This session will give a brief overview of tobacco use history and prevalence in Alaska, and tobacco cessation resources across the state. Participants will discuss barriers and solutions to tobacco cessation across the state.
- Describe tobacco use history in Alaska.
- Describe best practices for tobacco cessation.
- Identify barriers and solutions to tobacco cessation in their communities and/or region.
- Identify tobacco cessation resources in the state of Alaska.