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REGISTER for free SCLC-ATTUD Webinar: Behavioral Health & Tobacco:The Final Frontier on September 29

Wednesday, August 24, 2011  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center is pleased to co-host its next free webinar with the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD). Save the date for the webinar, "Behavioral Health & Tobacco: The Final Frontier,” on September 29, 2011, at 2 pm Eastern Time (90 minutes).

Tobacco is a primary cause of death among people with addictions and/or mental health disorders and negatively impacts recovery from other substances. The Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD) developed a policy statement on integrating tobacco treatment into behavioral health services. ATTUD is an organization of providers dedicated to promoting and increasing access to evidence-based tobacco treatment.

Webinar objectives:

• Describe the effects of tobacco among people with addictions and/or mental health disorders
• Understand key findings from the ATTUD position paper
• Learn about relationships among tobacco dependence, withdrawal, outcome and response to treatment
• Learn specific action steps you can take to integrate tobacco treatment into behavioral health services
Register now using the following link and save the date.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and allied health professionals.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Participants who join the session on September 29, 2011, are eligible to earn up to 1.5 CME/CEU credits for a fee of $25 per CME/CEU certificate. Physicians and allied health professionals should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.

Certificate of completion will be available at no cost. Please feel free to forward this announcement to your colleagues. This webinar will be recorded and can be viewed online on the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center's website beginning September 30, 2011. For answers to other questions, contact Reason Reyes, SCLC director of technical assistance, at, or call toll-free (877) 509-3786.

Source: Reason S. Reyes, MPA, Director of Technical Assistance, Smoking Cessation Leadership Center, University of California, San Francisco

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