UAMS and the Arkansas Department of Health are pleased to offer the UMass Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program. This training is being offered free of charge with the understanding that providers will use the knowledge and skills to improve tobacco cessation rates among Arkansans.
Explore how tobacco’s use complicates chronic diseases, medication interactions, pregnancy and fetal effects and heart disease. Register at cme.uams.edu. Or call 501-526-5439.
Smokeless tobacco use remains a serious problem in Arkansas, especially among the male population. Communities statewide continue to fight its use, and in partnership, the Stamp Out Smoking program is encouraging all Arkansans to participate in the Great American Spit Outon February 23. The Great American Spit Out occurs in […]
Follow the Signs Wednesday, November 13, 2013. 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Philander Smith College Elder Auditorium (capacity 150 individuals) 14th Street & Daisy Bates, Little Rock, Arkansas Follow the Signs: Exposing the Tobacco Industry’s Practices in African American & Low Socioeconomic Status Communities. The session will also focus on […]
Boone County 8th Grade Teen Summit Wednesday, November 06, 2013. 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Durand Conference Center 303 N. Main Street Harrison, AR 72601 A day of prevention activities for approximately 500 of 8th grade students. Contact: Harrison School District Tawana Manning – Tobacco Prevention Coordinator 870.741.7600 email@example.com North […]
World No Tobacco Day occurs every year on May 31, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. According to the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, a staggering 601,400 adults in Arkansas use tobacco. Despite the fact that tobacco use is […]
Title of Event: Kids Day at the Park Date of Event: May 15, 2013 | 11 a.m. Location of Event: Dickey Stephens Ball Park, Little Rock Contact Information: Ashley Jones 501-280-4689 Ashley.R.Jones@arkansas.gov Description of Event: Arkansas youth attend an Arkansas Travelers baseball game and receive anti-tobacco messaging. —————————————————————————————- Title of […]
Title of Event: The Big Pitch Film Festival Date of Event: January 28 – March 8, 2013 Location of Event: Statewide Contact Information: Allison Lafargue 501-975-7253 firstname.lastname@example.org Description of Event: A contest for middle, junior and high school students to create a tobacco prevention message through 27-second commercials. The winning […]
TPCP Calendar of Events October – December 2012 Title of Event: Madison County Mass Flu Fair Date of Event: October 23, 2012 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Location of Event: First Baptist Church, SBC 803 Governor Road Huntsville, Arkansas 72740 Contact Information: Brenda Patterson – 479-738-2612 Description of Event: […]
TPCP Calendar of Events April – June 2012 Title of Event: 4th Annual Southeast Regional Conference Date of Event: April 19, 2012 | 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location of Event: Grand Prairie Center Stuttgart, AR Contact Information: Kimber L. Knight Arkansas Department of Health Health Program Specialist Monticello Regional […]