The Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation educational package was sponsored by a grant from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) Center for Health Promotion, Education, and Tobacco Use Prevention (CHP) using fund provided by the Cigarette Restitution Fund. The CHP helps Maryland citizens, families and communities make informed decisions to improve their health and quality of life.
Use Prevention and Cessation educational package will help Baltimore
County Asian Americans (Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese) to stop smoking
and to better understand the dangers of tobacco.
This educational package is designed by the Asian American Anti-Smoking
Foundation to be used by small groups during short break periods of about 10
minutes. Although the package may
be used with or without an instructor, it would be beneficial if one person
would serve as group leader.
The Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation educational package includes a Korean language DVD with 10 lessons and accompanying instructional material. The DVD contains a menu with 10 chapters that can be accessed by moving the highlighted using the arrow keys on your remote controller or DVD player. There are 10 handouts to provide to up to 10 group members for each lesson. Additional handouts can be obtained by contacting AAASF at the address/phone number listed below or downloaded by clicking on the appropriate language symbol at the top of this page.
will strongly encourages close contact with small group leaders and members
hopes to maintain ties through personal and telephone contact, surface mail and
e-mail feedback and our website www.aaasf.org.
The Chinese version was narrated by Dr. Sherman Yen President AAASF.
The Korean version was narrated by YooJun Kim.
Vietnamese version was narrated by Quang (Michael) Le.
Use Prevention and Cessation educational package was developed by Dr.
Sherman Yen, President of the Asian American Anti-Smoking Foundation.
Dr. Sherman Yen has been teaching in Maryland for the last 37 years,
counseling for almost as long, and is one of the leaders in tobacco use
education, prevention and cessation in Maryland.
He has published over 100 articles in a wide range of professional
journals. Dr. Yen has appeared on Asian language television for tobacco
control since 2001, often in panel discussions in English, Chinese, Korean and
1. Baltimore County Tobacco Coalition, state and national tobacco control activities.
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