Support Person Effectiveness Study to Promote Smoker Utilization of the QUITPLAN Helpline
Open for Enrollment
Why is this study being done?
This study is being done to learn the helpfulness of a telephone-based program for support persons living in MN who are worried about a cigarette smoker living in MN. This study will help support person learn new ways to be supportive as well as encourage a smoker to call the QUITPLAN Helpline. The QUITPLAN Helpline is the tobacco Helpline for the state of Minnesota. Research shows that Helpline?s are an effective way for smokers to quit or make a plan to quit. The person you want to support does not need to be interested in or even thinking about quitting smoking in order for you to be in the study. If the smoker does choose to call QUITPLAN, they are eligible for free services (counseling and/or nicotine replacement therapy) for seven months. The seven months starts on the date of support person enrolling into our study.
Who can I contact for additional information about this study?