Welcome to the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure (CEASE)
Tobacco use and exposure tobacco smoke is a serious concern for all for all family members. Child healthcare clinicians are in a unique and important position to address tobacco use and exposure to tobacco smoke because of the regular contact they have with families and the harmful health consequences that tobacco smoke exposure has for their patients.
Discover how we started and how we help child healthcare clinicians address family tobacco use.
View materials that help clinicians routinely and effectively address family tobacco use and exposure.
Get Started with CEASE (3 Steps)
Ask: Does your child live with anyone who uses tobacco? Assist: Your child's doctor or nurse can help you quit tobacco and help you have a tobacco-free home and car. Refer: One call or text can help you quit tobacco. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or sign up with Smokefree TXT.
Nationally Recognized for Innovation
CEASE was recognized for its innovation in reducing children's exposure to tobacco smoke and boosting quit rates among parents.
Recognized by the National Cancer Institute
The NCI's Research-tested Intervention Programs awarded CEASE high marks in dissemination capacity, reach and implementation.
A Lifetime of Exceptional Care
MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides expert primary and specialty care for your child from birth through adulthood.