Assisting Tobacco-Addicted Individuals with Tobacco Recovery

In this curriculum we will talk about wellness, and specifically how nicotine addiction recovery can play an important role in promoting wellness for all people, with a specific focus on mental health consumers. As peer counselors and mental health providers, you can play a very important role in helping and supporting your peers with quitting smoking. Quitting smoking is a consumer right an important part of recovery. As people interested in promoting the health and wellness of mental health consumers, we can work together to help those with mental illness quit smoking so that we can all lead long, healthy, and meaningful lives.

This course is targeted towards CHSs CHW/CRSs, and PRSs 

6 Ways to Foster Quitters
The 100 Pioneers for Smoking Cessation share practical methods with other behavioral health providers to encourage clients to quit smoking.

 We’re excited to announce that the latest issue of the Network Insider is now posted on the National Behavioral Health Network! You’re just a click away from new, innovative reports and resources all related to tobacco and cancer control for behavioral health populations.

 This month’s features include:

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Recent Articles of Interest

Reassessing the Safety of Varenicline

Maintenance Treatment With Varenicline for Smoking
Cessation in Patients With Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
A Randomized Clinical Trial

Tobacco Treatment Policy
Model Tobacco-Free Policy