Tobacco Kills: Intervention and Policy Solutions in Addiction Treatment
Start Date: September 23, 2014
End Date: September 23, 2014
The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) and CADCA will host a free webinar, entitled on Sept. 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST/11:00 a.m. Pacific. The webinar will explore program and policy approaches to help reduce tobacco use among people in treatment for a substance use disorder and or in recovery.
- Discuss the very high prevalence of smoking among persons in addiction treatment, and some of the reasons underlying this high prevalence.
- Explain the role of smoking in excess mortality as well as premature mortality among persons who receive addiction treatment.
- Describe program and policy approaches to better addressing smoking in addiction treatment populations.
- Identify the rate of quit attempts for persons in addiction treatment, and strategies for increasing quit attempts.
Joseph Guydish, PhD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at University of California, San Francisco
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