Tobacco-Free Living in...
We work with employers to establish tobacco-free policies and provide support for cessation programs employees need to be successful in quitting smoking.
- Work Well NC
Work Well NC provides answers to your questions about tobacco use and tobacco control in the workplace.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A source identifying diseases and conditions, emergency preparedness and different ways to stay healthy.
- Alliance for a Healthier Minnesota
The Alliance for a Healthier Minnesota aims to provide tools for success to help Minnesotans live longer, healthier lives.
- The American Lung Association in MN
The American Lung Association in MN is an excellent resource providing you endless information on the importance of Tobacco-free living at home and at your worksite.
- The Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center
The Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center services Mayo Clinic employees, retirees, students, volunteers and spouses by providing a facility to help you achieve your exercise goals.
- Going Tobacco-Free
Evidence-based workplace activities support policy and systems changes to promote healthier work environments. J.R. Watkins, a PartnerSHIP worksite partner, began an Employee Wellness Initiative encouraging healthy behaviors for all employees through policy, systems and environmental changes. Wanting to reduce health care costs, the company decided to offer a completely tobacco-free campus. With technical assistance and mini-grant funding from the PartnerSHIP, Watkins provided cessation program information for those interested in quitting, posted Tobacco-free Workplace signs on company grounds and implemented the policy change effective September 1, 2015.
Between January 1, 2016 and September 23, 2016, worksite partners reached over 1,200 employees with their Tobacco-Free Environments and nearly 700 employees with their Tobacco Cessation Support.
PartnerSHIP tobacco-free living activities support efforts to create smoke-free housing policies that reduce community members’ exposure to secondhand smoke and point-of-sale policies that reduce youth access to tobacco products. An estimated 57 residents were impacted by smoke-free housing activities in multi-unit housing facilities between January 1, 2016 and September 23, 2016.