May 31 Webinar: Always a Priority: Helping Smokers with Mental Health Conditions Quit!
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) and the CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) campaign are pleased to invite you to the free webinar, “Always a Priority: Helping Smokers with Mental Health Conditions Quit” on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 1:00pm EDT (90 minutes). Webinar objectives are:
- Review epidemiology of tobacco use among individuals with a mental illness or addiction in order to raise awareness
- Discuss the variety of consequences experienced by a tobacco user in addition to medical or health consequences and revise how these impact recovery from a mental illness or addiction
- Interpret personal narrative recovery stories as a way to disseminate information to an at risk community and increase awareness and understanding in a peer to peer way.