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Webinar: Tobacco Use Disorder and Serious Mental Illness – Considerations and Opportunities for Treatment

02.27.20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tobacco use in populations with behavioral health conditions is a critical health disparity.  Moreover, patients with severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia, are three times more likely to smoke than the general population. While smoking is a modifiable risk factor, many individuals with SMI typically are not treated for tobacco use disorder This webinar will explore the burden of tobacco use among individuals SMI, including the tobacco industry’s influence, culture of treatment of tobacco use disorder, and misconceptions about treatment.  Additionally,…

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Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training

03.03.20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch, 14 Great Falls Plaza
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
14 Great Falls Plaza. Auburn, ME
$50

Join other healthcare professionals in this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice.  The Basic Skills Training is open to all healthcare professionals, prevention professionals, and community members who are interested in learning more about the burden of tobacco and strategies for treatment. The training is a requirement for those interested in the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice.

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Webinar: Smoking is Ruff on Pets and Children: Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

03.12.20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

One cigarette can contain almost 600 ingredients and when burned, that same cigarette releases over 7000 chemicals. While cigarette smoke can cause a myriad of problems to adult smokers such as heart disease, pulmonary disease, asthma and lung cancer, secondhand and thirdhand smoke can cause a host of problems to both pets and children. This webinar will guide participants through the dangers and potential health problems associated with cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosol on kids and animals, and encourage participants…

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