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This webinar is dedicated to an exploration of state and community-level systems essential to developing and implementing successful smoke free behavioral health facilities and cessation interventions targeted to smokers with mental illnesses and addictions. Guests will join the discussion to highlight how they have taken advantage of unique opportunities to take action and addressed resistance to change.
After attending this webinar, participants will know:
- Critical systems at the state level that should be engaged when targeting efforts to increase cessation among individuals with mental illnesses and addictions.
- Community-level systems to engage in support of targeted efforts.
- How to recognize unique opportunities to make progress on building capacity to support increased cessation among this population of smokers.
- Strategies for addressing resistance to incorporating smoking cessation into mainstream treatment of mental illness and addiction.
Thursday, June 8th
3-4:30 PM ET