In 2016, the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control (NBHN) hosted two cancer educational sessions at a Washington, DC behavioral health provider, MBI Health Services. The sessions …
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Stories from the Field
As we mark the 40th anniversary of the first nationwide Great American Smokeout this Thursday, November 16, Tom Hill, Vice President of Practice Improvement at the National Council for Behavioral Health, speaks out about the importance of addressing tobacco within behavioral health populations.
The National Behavioral Health Network team shares lessons learned from the CDC’s 2017 Cancer Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors.
A day and a half summit designed to leverage and create new opportunities for tobacco control and behavioral health initiatives, policies, and interventions. A selected group of industry leaders, influencers, …
Published by National Network Partners, the Behavioral Health and Wellness Program, this toolkit provides education on the contributing factors to increased rates of obesity in this population as well as strategies for …
VA mental health staff struggle with knowing that tobacco use is important, but they face competing priorities, encounter patient resistance, are conflicted on their role in addressing tobacco, and lack tobacco training.
A new article from the Nicotine & Tobacco Research journal explores the implications of smoking and tobacco-free policies in women’s residential substance use disorder facilities. The purpose of this study was to: (1) describe the role of smoking in the lives of women in residential SUD treatment; (2) explore perceptions of the facilitators and barriers to tobacco-free policy among women in residential SUD treatment.
Cigarette use continues to be the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Recent data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) have shown that …