Sieda Tobacco Prevention wishes to increase public smoking/tobacco cancer awareness. World Cancer Day is held annually on February 4th, and is led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). World Cancer Day works to improve awareness and educate others globally on cancer risks. Seeking to prevent, detect, and treat the disease by engaging individuals, organizations, and governments to reduce the barriers and disparities that exist. Cancer caused by smoking/tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death here in the USA.

The Quitline of Iowa is a free confidential resource with trained counselors available to help adults and youth seeking to be tobacco/nicotine free. Get the support you need to be successful in your cessation attempt. In addition, Sieda Tobacco Prevention Specialist, Lisa M., can provide support. If you have questions or are interested in her speaking to a group please contact her.

Lisa McConnell
Tobacco Prevention Specialist
Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services