Great American Smokeout - Mental Health
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Great American Smokeout

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Tobacco and Health

Great American Smokeout

To observe the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 21, the Tobacco and Health program is providing a variety of resources to help encourage Veterans to put out cigarettes and begin a smoke-free life. Click on the links below to download these digital and print promotional materials.

Social Media Content

Social Media Content: These social media posts and graphics for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram promote the Great American Smokeout and encourage Veterans who smoke to access VA resources.

Download Social Media Posts and Graphics

Press Release Template and Newsletter Content

Press Release Template: VA staff members can adapt this template to share information about their VAMC's successes.

External Newsletter Content: This article encourages Veterans to take the first step in living smoke-free for the Great American Smokeout.

Internal Newsletter Content: This article encourages VA staff members to promote VA resources though internal communications products such as newsletters, emails, and intranet bulletin board posts.

Download Press Release Template and Newsletter Content

Editable VA Patient Handout, Posters, and Electronic Billboards

Editable VA Patient Handout: This handout for patients promotes VA resources for Veterans who want to quit smoking. As an editable PDF file, it also allows providers to easily add local resources.

Posters: Individuals can print and hang these posters to promote smoking cessation resources before and during the Great American Smokeout.

Electronic Billboards: Electronic billboards can be displayed on computer screens, TVs, and other digital displays to promote smoking cessation resources before and during the Great American Smokeout

Download Editable VA Patient Handout, Posters, and Electronic Billboards