Tobacco use remains to be the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. The CDC reports that cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 Americans each year, which is about 1 of every 5 deaths, with more than 41,000 of these deaths from exposure to secondhand smoke. Select the images below to learn more about tobacco use, it's effect on you and your environment, and find some tools and resources if you are interested in quitting tobacco use.

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If you are having any difficulties or concerns, consider contacting the professionals at Student Counseling Services. For immediate help or safety concerns, call the UChicago Police at 773.702.8181. Click here to find more important phone numbers.