Great American Spit Out
February 21, 2019
Project UNIFORM supports events to encourage tobacco-free lives. Providing tobacco cessation services and resources to support tobacco-free living is one way to show appreciation to active duty service members and Veterans for their service.
Who Project UNIFORM Provides Materials To
Project UNIFORM is able to support Great American Spit Out events hosted in California. These events or activities may be hosted by military installations, health care clinics, college campuses, community organizations and coalitions, and other agencies or groups seeking to provide tobacco prevention and cessation information to military community members.
What Project UNIFORM Offers
We are able to provide participating installations, colleges, organizations, and groups with free smokeless tobacco quit kits, electronic media, and print resources.
Quit Kits contain items and information to support a person who uses smokeless tobacco in making a quit attempt. These materials encourage behavior change and participation in location tobacco-free activities.
Electronic media includes the placement of ads on Facebook to promote awareness of local and statewide (1-800-NO-BUTTS) tobacco cessation resources.
Print resources, including quit cards, post cards, posters, and flyers are also available. Military-specific resources can be requested when registering for the event. Additional educational materials can be ordered by submitting an Educational Materials form to CYAN. These materials are available year-round to promote cessation in local military communities.
Event Toolkit, which includes information about the problem of tobacco use in the military event ideas and activities, sample media, and tobacco cessation resources.
Cessation resources are also available from the California Smokers’ Helpline. An assortment of cessation materials such as the 1-800-NO-BUTTS gold card, Helpline brochures, and fact sheets are available for order or download at www.nobutts-catalog.org.
Registration for this event is open through Friday, 8 February 2019. Military installations and medical facilitates, organizations, and college campuses working with active duty service members and veterans can register for this event here.
For additional information about this event, please contact Kim Homer Vagadori at kim[at]cyanonline.org.