Text Messaging to Engage and Retain Veterans in Smoking Cessation Counseling
Funded by: U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Project dates: June 2017 - December 2021
Principal Investigator: Sherman, Scott
Principal Investigator: Krebs P

This study tested two types of text messaging in combination with telephone tobacco cessation counseling: 1) pre-counseling text messages to increase enrollment, and 2) ongoing texts for appointment reminders and support between sessions to increase adherence to counseling.

Abstract on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Site