Maricopa Community Smoking Action Plan Name Institution Maricopa Community Smoking Action Plan Introduction Community-based action plans towards alleviating the use of tobacco in Maricopa County Arizona has been an effort made over the years towards seeing a smoking free County. It has been a major concern for both the individuals and many formed groups. People of Maricopa County have shown a collective interest in implementing of many activities directed towards curbing or reducing tobacco use. The initiated activities occur almost at all platforms of the community be it at hospitals schools town halls or community centers. The different groups dedicated to alleviating the use of tobacco receive some support from NGOs provincials resources and even the Arizona Department of Health Services in cooperation with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (Glassman 1993). Demographics of the affected population 15.9 percent of the population of adults in Arizona are cigarette that the county government will require in coming up with strategies and ensuring that the plan is implemented is approximated at eight months. This will allow them to come up with the relevant budgeting based on the number of the affected individuals. This process can be facilitated by the application of social media as a tool in campaign References Bearman P. S. Neckerman K. M. & Wright L. (2011). After tobacco: What would happen if Americans stopped smoking?. New York: Columbia University Press. Glassman A. H. (1993). Cigarette smoking: implications for psychiatric illness. American Journal of Psychiatry 150(4) 546-593. Newhill C. E. (2015). Interventions for severe mental disorders: Working with individuals and their families. Valeyre D. Soler P. Clerici C. Pre J. Battesti J. P. Georges R. & Hance A. J. (1988). Smoking and pulmonary sarcoidosis: effect of cigarette smoking on prevalence clinical manifestations alveolitis and evolution of the disease. Thorax 43(7) 516-524. [...]
Your Portfolio Project for this class is a community action plan designed to alleviate cigarette smoking in Maricopa County, Arizona. Below are some useful sites where you can find examples of the elements of an action plan. • http://www.epa.gov/communityhealth/ • http://www.cityofchicago.org/dam/city/depts/cdph/tobacco_alchohol_and_drug_abuse/LGBTCommunityActionPlanHC.pdf • http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/complete-streets/complete-streets-fundamentals/factsheets/health • http://www.maricopa.gov/publichealth/Programs/OPI/pdf/MCCAP-Report-2012.pdf • https://www.whatcomcounty.us/health/community/pdf/whatcom_achieve_cap_web.pdf 1. The written report should include: • The final case study, with four sections (Symptoms, Diagnosis, Cure, and Prevention). Each section should be about a page in length. Your entire paper must be 4 pages in length not counting the title or reference pages, which you must include. • You must back up your sections using at least two scholarly articles. • A special emphasis on either the demographics of the affected population. • A realistic timeline for your plan. Discuss the time needed for campaigning, education, funding, building, and implementation.