Watch and listen as experts in tobacco control present their latest findings from research and community practice.
in Behavioral Health Settings (1 Hr. 6 Min)
Webinar Description: The expert panel discusses new ways to develop key partnerships that will help move health systems change forward, expand reach, and increase access toward tobacco treatment and recovery. The presenters also identify challenges faced by a statewide system of behavioral health centers as they transitioned to becoming tobacco-free facilities and explore two methods for integrating tobacco cessation across a behavioral health system.
Presenters: Heath Holt Hayes, MA, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Christian Barnes-Young, MS, LPC, Division of Community Mental Health Services, South Carolina Department of Mental Health Regina F. Smith, MS, Indiana Department of Health
Video Courtesy Of Smoking Cessation Leadership Council, Univ. of California San Francisco
An Update for Clinicians
This timely webinar examines the public health risks and benefits of e-cigarette use and reviews recent clinical trial data about the risks and efficacy of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation. The presenter, Nancy A. Rigotti, MD from Harvard Medical School, describes evidence-based plans for discussing e-cigarette use with behavioral health members.
Video courtesy of Smoking Cessation Leadership Council, University of California, San Francisco
For persons with mental health disorders.
Chad Morris, Ph.D. explores the benefits of FDA-approved pharmacological treatments for tobacco cessation including varenicline (Chantix™). Dr. Morris reviews the early controversy surrounding the use of bupropion and varenicline and discusses the evidence for current best practices in tobacco cessation medications for individuals with behavioral health disorders.
Video Courtesy of The National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control and the Behavioral Health & Wellness Program at the University of Colorado.
Webinar Description: Experts examine the link between cigarette smoking and substance use relapse rates, explore the tobacco industry’s role in creating addiction, and discuss guidance on how to quit smoking safely and affordably. Participants will also review why long-term substance use treatment outcomes are better for those who quit smoking. There are 4 parts to this video: Part 1: The problem of Tobacco (Start); Part 2: Recovery & Tobacco (21:38); Part 3: Offering Support in SUD Treatment (30:36); Part 4: Support for Quitting (54:06)
Presenters: Mario Nanos, Families Against Narcotics [FAN]; Cliff Douglas, Ph.D., University of Michigan; Caravella McCuistian, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco; Alena Williams, LMSW, NCTTP, University of Michigan.
Video Courtesy of: Washtenaw Families Against Narcotics; U-M Tobacco Research Network, University of Michigan
A Useful Overview of Issues Affecting Recovery (47 min.)
Webinar Description: Tamanna Patel, MPH and Samara Tahmid from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing describe ways tobacco control intersects with health equity, especially for persons with behavioral health diagnoses. The presenters challenge learners to reimagine ways to frame tobacco use in mental health, addiction, and recovery. Tamanna and Samara also review tools to enhance person-centered tobacco control and cessation efforts.
Tamanna Patel, MPH
Director, Practice Improvement
Project Manager, Practice Improvement
Project Coordinator, Practice Improvement
Video Courtesy Of: National Council for Mental Wellbeing
Managing stigma, shame & biases (1 hr. 47 min.)
Webinar Description: Dr. Satterfield and Mr. Bottner define and discuss the history and impact of shame and stigma on individuals who use tobacco and have a mental health and/or substance use challenge. They describe the social, psychological, and cultural processes that create self-stigmatization, social stigma, and structural stigma, and how each might influence access to and engagement with high-quality treatment. They also describe ways healthcare providers and health systems propagate stigma and shame-mediated health disparities related to mental health and substance use, including tobacco and alcohol dependence. Throughout the webinar, you will explore and apply methods to reduce stigma through empowerment and systems structure improvements to implement steps to reduce stigma within your organization and communities and promote smoking cessation and treatment.
Jason M. Satterfield, PhD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Richard Bottner, DHA, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant
Department of Internal Medicine
Dell Seton Medical Center, University of Texas at Austin
Video Courtesy of National Council for Mental Wellbeing
A great overview by two experts!
Chad Morris, Ph.D., and Jim Pavlik, MA discuss common environmental, psychological, and social factors contributing to increased tobacco use among justice-involved individuals. You’ll learn about an evidence-based intervention model for effectively serving the tobacco cessation needs of justice-involved individuals. Dr. Morris and Mr. Pavlik describe how tobacco cessation for justice-involved individuals can be integrated into a person-centered health neighborhood and identify an actionable short-term goal for integrating tobacco use assessment, brief intervention, and referral to treatment into correctional settings.
Chad Morris, PhD | Jim Pavlik, MA
University of Colorado Behavioral Health & Wellness Program
Video courtesy of National Council for Mental Wellbeing; Behavioral Health & Wellness Program, University of Colorado
An in-depth look at issues affecting tobacco use in minority communities.
Dr. Perez-Stable explores the relationship between tobacco use and the health disparities of minority communities. Dr. Perez-Stable also discusses the biological effects of tobacco use and its interactions with COVID-19. Lastly, Dr. Perez-Stable will discuss how structural determinants and policies affect the delivery of smoking cessation interventions for persons in minority communities.
Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center, University of California, San Francisco
New Tends, Tips & Resources
Watch this timely video to discover best practices for reaching persons in the LGBTQ+ community who are interested in quitting tobacco.
This webinar explores strategies for providing support in quitting tobacco to persons who have experienced trauma. The importance of fostering resilience as a therapeutic intervention is highlighted.