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Implementing Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Individuals with SMI

Publication Date: Oct 17, 2019

This Advisory, Implementing Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Individuals with SMI : A Quick Guide for Program Directors and Clinicians can help clinicians who work in a mental health facility implement a tobacco cessation program to reduce the use of tobacco-related products and tobacco-related diseases among clients with SMI.

 

"Call to Action:

  1. Do you work in a mental health treatment facility such as a residential treatment program, or an outpatient treatment program?
  2. Do you want to take action to reduce the use of tobacco products and tobacco-related diseases among your clients with SMI?

 

If you answered “yes” to these two questions, this guide can help you implement a tobacco cessation program for individuals with SMI. This objective will require staff time and resources, and it may also require a culture shift within your agency. It is worth the investment, however, because of the clear benefits that will accrue to your clients, their families, and your staff."

 

 

Access the resource here.