November 21 is the Great American Smokeout

Smoking is one of the leading causes of heart disease and stroke. At least 70% of cigarette smokers see a clinician annually,  pdf icon[PDF – 381K] and most want to quit.

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeoutexternal icon—which takes place on November 21, 2019—is the perfect time to encourage people in your practice or community to quit tobacco. Throughout November and beyond, Million Hearts® will share tobacco cessation resources on social media to empower people to quit. We invite you to promote them on your social media channels as well.

Tobacco Cessation Resources

Find shareable resources for patients and professionals from Million Hearts®, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), and our partners.

Spread the Word

Follow Million Hearts® on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Share these sample social media messages on your channels to encourage people to quit smoking and using tobacco.

Facebook/LinkedIn

  • November 21 is the #GreatAmericanSmokeout, a perfect time to encourage people in your practice to quit tobacco. Learn to identify and treat tobacco users with these 5 steps from Million Hearts [tag]. http://bit.ly/2a21xTrexternal icon
  • At least 70% of cigarette smokers see a clinician annually, and most of them want to quit. You can help patients quit tobacco with these evidence-based action guides and protocols from Million Hearts [tag]. #GreatAmericanSmokeout http://bit.ly/2AoNnVKexternal icon
  • More than 3 in 4 tobacco users do not receive evidence-based cessation counseling or medicine at health care visits. Learn how to identify and treat patients who use tobacco with cessation resources from Million Hearts [tag]. #GreatAmericanSmokeout http://bit.ly/2AoNnVKexternal icon
  • Quitting smoking is hard. Clinician-led care is proven to help smokers quit—for good. Million Hearts [tag] has tobacco cessation resources to help you get started. #GreatAmericanSmokeout http://bit.ly/2w81VbEexternal icon
  • Health care professionals: Increase reach and effectiveness of #TobaccoCessation interventions with the Million Hearts [tag] Tobacco Cessation Change Package. Download today! http://bit.ly/2kqXV4uexternal icon #MillionHeartsQI

Twitter

  • November 21 is the #GreatAmericanSmokeout, a time to encourage people to quit smoking. Help #tobacco users quit with this @MillionHeartsUS action guide. http://bit.ly/2a21xTrexternal icon
  • Smoking increases risk for heart disease and stroke. Help your patients quit #tobacco for good with these @MillionHeartsUS tools. http://bit.ly/2w81VbEexternal icon #GreatAmericanSmokeout
  • Only 25% of #tobacco users leave a health visit with evidence-based care. Use these @MillionHeartsUS tools to help patients quit. http://bit.ly/2AoNnVKexternal icon #GreatAmericanSmokeout
  • Evidence-based tools and protocols can help #tobacco users quit for good. See how @MillionHeartsUS resources can help. http://bit.ly/2w81VbEexternal icon #GreatAmericanSmokeout
  • Health care professionals: Increase reach and effectiveness of #TobaccoCessation interventions with the @MillionHeartsUS Tobacco Cessation Change Package. Download today! http://bit.ly/2kqXV4uexternal icon #MillionHeartsQI
Page last reviewed: October 22, 2019