TOBACCO PREVENTION & CESSATION

ILI is committed to improving the health of the Indiana Latino community. ILI’s health program focuses on the following priority areas in tobacco prevention and cessation:

 

DECREASE YOUTH TOBACCO USE RATES

Point-of-Sale
ILI conducts youth and adult-focused education on how tobacco products are priced and marketed to target teens and the impact of tobacco promotion at the point-of-sale.  In addition, ILI participates in the Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS) survey to college county-level data on tobacco products and point-of-sale advertising in retail establishments.

Resources include, but are not limited to:

STARS

VOICE

Truth Initiative

 

INCREASE THE PROPORTION OF HOOSIERS NOT EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE

Tobacco-Free Worksites
ILI works and advocates for the proportion of local and/or statewide comprehensive smoke-free air ordinances for worksites.

Tobacco-Free Schools

 

ILI works and advocates for the proportion of school districts with comprehensive tobacco-free campuses.

Multi-Unit Housing
ILI works and advocates for the proportion of comprehensive smoke-free policies in multi-unit housing, including public housing and market rate multi-resident buildings.

Resources include, but are not limited to:

Breathe Easy Indiana

 

DECREASE ADULT SMOKING RATES

Indiana Tobacco Quitline
ILI conducts outreach with healthcare providers, organizations, and employers to increase the utilization of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline throughout the community.

Employers
ILI works and advocates for tobacco cessation benefits provided by employers and tobacco-free grounds policies.

Resources include, but are not limited to:

Indiana Tobacco Quitline

 

MAINTAIN A STATE AND LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE NECESSARY TO LOWER TOBACCO USE RATES

Coalition
ILI participates in the Smoke Free Indy coalition and conducts ongoing coalition development and recruitment activities.

Priority Populations
ILI conducts outreach to organizations that work with priority groups and fill coalition gaps and to work on tobacco control activities.  ILI also works with Head Start Centers to implement a tobacco-free training curriculum.

Resources include, but are not limited to:

Smoke Free Indy

 

 

Thank you to our funders!