Mom's Quit Connection (MQC) for Families is a free smoking cessation program available to pregnant and parenting women, their partners and family members who live with or care for children 7 years old and younger. Given the influential role of health care providers in cessation efforts, MQC for Families offers a package of specialized services to assist providers in helping patients end a tobacco addiction. Services include customized on-site staff training, webinars, streamlined referral process to link patients to free cessation programs, professional development and patient educational materials.
Providers who refer patients to MQC for Families can feel confident in that decision. The program employs a highly effective cessation model with quit and reduction rates that consistently exceed national averages. Patients are coached by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist trained by Rutgers Tobacco Dependence Program. Coaches work
one-on-one with patients to develop a personalized quit plan and continue that relationship with ongoing support, education and guidance. Providers who refer patients to MQC for Families receive a status report on those referred.
To begin referring patients, complete the form below and fax to 856-665-7711. An MQC for Families team member will be in contact.
To learn more about MQC for Families, contact Barbara Heinz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ask, Advise, Refer: Brief Intervention Model
Ask, Advise, Refer (AAR) is the CDC’s evidence-based brief intervention model. This free training will assist providers and professionals in quickly and effectively implementing a dialogue about tobacco use and cessation among their patients. Providers will gain information on the integration of the model into existing office routine, patient resources and fax-to-quit referral forms for MQC for Families and the New Jersey Quitline. MQC for Families offers both on-site and online training to those interested in receiving AAR training.
Additional Tobacco Cessation Training
MQC for Families offers professional education on a variety of topics including general tobacco use, smoking and pregnancy, youth smoking prevention and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). All workshops are free and can be customized to each individual organization's needs.
To learn more or schedule a training, contact Barbara Heinz at email@example.com.
Tobacco Cessation Toolkit for Providers
This toolkit is offered free of charge to NJ providers by MQC for Families and the New Jersey Quitline. The downloadable toolkit includes:
- Free cessation services offered by MQC for Families and NJ Quitline
- Printable educational materials for both providers and patients
- Fax-to-quit referral forms
- Information on professional training opportunities
- Latest information on e-cigarettes and vaping devices
Mom's Quit Connection Experience
The Mom’s Quit Connection Experience gives viewers a sense of what MQC for Families offers. This 15-minute video features quit tips, program details and testimonials from actual clients about their experience throughout the quit process with their Quit Coach. To order a copy of this video for your organization, visit http://momsquit.com/mqc-experience/.
New Jersey Quitline
The New Jersey Quitline is a telephone counseling service for smokers who are ready to quit. This program is a free service for all New Jersey residents regardless of age. To refer to the NJ Quitline, complete the form below and fax to 1-866-784-8329. A Quitline counselor will contact those referred to answer questions and enroll those interested.