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Tobacco cessation resources

Find resources on tobacco dependence, treatment and the vaping epidemic among young people. Learn how you and those in your practice can become tobacco cessation counselors with the state of Pennsylvania.

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Become a certified tobacco cessation counselor

Are you interested in becoming a tobacco cessation counselor? Here’s how to get certified and listed on the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) tobacco cessation registry

1. Apply to join the registry. You’ll find the instructions for the application (PDF) on their website.

2. Complete their free “Every Smoker, Every Time” training program online.

3. Complete the pre-approved tobacco cessation registry application.

4. Submit your certificate of completion with your completed registry application in one of these ways: 

  • By email
  • By fax: 1-717-214-6690
  • By mail:

    Pennsylvania Department of Health

    Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction

    Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control

    Forster Street, Room 1032, Health and Welfare Building

    Harrisburg, PA 17120

  • 5. Email a copy of your tobacco counseling certification to the SKYGEN USA Provider Services team. You can also contact them if you have any questions about this new code or any other requirements.

    For more information about the program or registry, you can call the Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control at 1-717-783-6600.

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