Smoke-Free at Home NM is a collaboration between the American Lung
Association in New Mexico and the New Mexico Department of Health, which seeks to
reduce the harm of secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing.
All New Mexicans live in a healthy smoke-free environment.
To expand opportunities for New Mexicans to live in smoke-free environments by focusing on residents of multi-unit housing and providing comprehensive education and support to property owners, managers, and residents.
What We Do
Provide resources and materials for Property Owners, Managers, and Residents to assist them in transitioning to smoke-free living
Provide education for Property Owners, Managers, and Residents, on the dangers of second and thirdhand smoke
Host Lunch & Learns with Property Owners and Managers to answer questions and provide information about transitioning to smoke-free housing and the certification process. Bonus: We provide the lunch!
Host "Thinking About Quitting and the Impacts of Secondhand Smoke" workshops for residents
Offer training for Health Care Professionals, Property Managers, Community Outreach Coordinators, and others interested in resident outreach, so they can facilitate smoke-free workshops
SMOKE-FREE AT HOME TEAM:
Health Promotions Manager
Rebecca is the Health Promotions Manager for the American Lung Association in New Mexico. In addition to managing health promotions programs including patient support groups throughout New Mexico, Rebecca manages the Smoke-Free at Home NM program. Rebecca works with all property owners, Public Housing Authorities, and Property/Asset managers to adopt multi-unit, smoke-free policies. In addition, she is available to support property owners and managers works closely with residents on education and smoking cessation efforts. Having asthma herself and experiencing loss due to lung cancer, Rebecca has a personal connection with this cause and is a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist through the Mayo Clinic. Her goal is to create a sustainable program for multi-unit environments, so all residents in New Mexico can experience improved lung health.
Support and education for Property Owners/Managers in adopting and implementing smoke-free policies
Secondhand Smoke Workshops
Thinking about Quitting Workshops
Smoking Cessation Clinics
Providing training for Health Care Professionals, Property Managers, Community Outreach Coordinators, and others interested in resident outreach and community support
Health Promotions Manager
Direct Line: 505-814-7551
Main Office: 505-265-0733