Projects in tobacco control

Implementation specialists, researchers, and policymakers at the Trimbos Institute work on a variety of tobacco control projects and programs. These projects and programs include education for clinicians, teachers, and municipalities, policy development for organizations and government offices, tobacco use prevention for children and teens, and smoking cessation assistance.

Clear language

The project Clear Language investigates the effectiveness of providing education to lower vocational professional students aged 12 to 15.


Dutch National School Survey

The Dutch National School Survey is a national research effort regarding the use of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and the internet among adolescents. The Trimbos Institute conducts this research in collaboration with the University of Utrecht.

For more information, contact Karin Monshouwer


European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Conducted every four years, the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) is a collaborative effort of independent research teams in more than forty European countries.

For more information, contact Karin Monshouwer


Health Behavior in School-aged Children

The Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey collects data every four years on 11-, 13- and 15-year-old boys' and girls' health and well-being, social environments, and health behaviors. HBSC includes 44 countries and regions across Europe and North America.

For more information, contact Saskia van Dorsselaer


Healthy Nightlife Toolbox

The Healthy Nightlife Toolbox (HNT) project collects data on interventions in Europe, targeted at reducing and preventing harm caused by alcohol and drugs in nightlife settings.

For more information, contact Aukje Sannen


Healthy schools: A prevention program

The Healthy School Prevention Program is a school-based prevention program for elementary and middle school students about alcohol, drug use, and tobacco use.

For more information, contact Jeroen Lammers


How can I help my kids say 'No' to tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis?

The Trimbos Institute and STIVORO, the former Dutch knowledge center for tobacco control, launched a joint campaign entitled How Can I Help My Kids Say "No" to Tobacco, Alcohol, and Cannabis?

For more information, contact Matthijs Oud


NIX18

NIX18 is an initiative of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport in collaboration with numerous partners such as the Trimbos Institute.

For more information, contact Ingrid Schulten


Smoker's Infoline

Staff at the Smoker's Infoline provide advice and information about tobacco use and quitting smoking, based on the latest findings from research.

For more information, contact Marloes Kleinjan


Smoker's Infoline website

The Smoker's Infoline website provides advice and information about tobacco use and quitting smoking, based on the latest findings from research.

For more information, contact Marloes Kleinjan


Supporting alcohol, drugs, and tobacco control policy work in municipalities

Researchers, implementation designers, and policy developers from the Trimbos Institute advise municipalities in the Netherlands and abroad on effective drug, alcohol, and tobacco control policies and laws.

For more information, contact Ingrid Schulten


Tobacco policy development for organizations

Researchers and policymakers at the Trimbos Institute assist organizations in developing roadmaps to address tobacco use among employees.