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  • Chronic Disease Prevention

    The mission of the Tobacco and Chronic Disease Prevention Program is to develop partnerships and collaborations to promote a comprehensive approach to address tobacco and chronic disease.

    How We Do It

    • Provide health education presentations on chronic disease prevention, cardiovascular disease, and tobacco cessation
    • Train and certify staff to provide educational prevention programs
    • Promote physical activity and chronic disease prevention 
    • Offer policy development assistance
    • Provide referrals to community health programs

    The Tobacco and Chronic Disease Prevention Program strives to provide outreach and education to our community in various settings. Want to host us at your next health fair or event? 
    Please contact us here with your event details

    Heart Disease

    Million Hearts Campaign

    The Million Hearts Campaign is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. This campaign brings together communities, health systems, non-profit organizations, federal agencies as well as private organizations from across the country to fight disease and stroke. Learn more about this program.




    Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible and progressive form of dementia. However, there are things a person can do to potentially prevent or treat the symptoms of the disease. In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, the Tobacco and Chronic Disease Prevention Program offers several free, 1-hour long workshops on various aspects of Alzheimer’s disease in both English and Spanish. Please contact Rebecca O’Brien at 520-724-7897 if you are interested in hosting one of these workshops at your organization, or if you are interested in attending a scheduled workshop. Learn more about each of the workshops: English | Spanish.

    For more information on senior wellness

    Men's Health

    For more information about Men's Health

    Tobacco and Prevention

    ASHLine Ask, Advice, Refer Training

    The Ask, Advise, Refer (AAR) training is offered in partnership with the Arizona Smokers Help Line (ASHLine). This training can be set up at any worksite, agency or organization in an effort to proactively refer residents who are ready to quit tobacco. 

    The AAR training will allow you to:
    Make direct referrals with a personalized quit fax form
    Track referrals made
    Receive monthly referral reports
    Phone: (520) 724-7904

    For more information about Tobacco and Prevention

    Healthy Living: Chronic Disease Self Management Program

    A program that consists of workshops developed by Stanford University to help adults and caregivers successfully live with ongoing or chronic health conditions. The workshop consists of 10-16 participants, and meets once a week for 2.5 hours as part of a 6-week program.

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    Ste. 100
    Tucson, AZ 85714

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