This month we launched two new tobacco prevention public service awareness campaigns that show the final consequences of long term tobacco use, and the effect of secondhand smoke on children. The public service announcements for the Arizona Smokers’ Helpline (ASHLine) focus on smokers and encourages people to call the ASHLine for help quitting. Since the PSA’s were launched in early March calls to the ASHLine have nearly doubled.
There will be a series of three new ASHLine PSA’s, and you can watch the first one here. The secondhand smoke awareness campaign shows the damaging health effects that smoking can have on children. We have partnered with the American Lung Association for the campaign. You can watch the public service announcement here and get more information about the effects of secondhand smoke at the Arizona Smoke Free Living website.