Resources for Providers

ICD – 10 Tobacco/Nicotine Dependence Codes

Become an Ex


  • Brief Action Planning (BAP) is a structured, stepped-care self-management support technique for chronic illness care and disease prevention.

Free Online CMEs and CASAC credits for Tobacco Treatment

Tobacco Dependence and Mental Health Factsheet *Newly Added*

  • Results from Literature Review for tobacco dependence treatments for individuals with serious mental illness to inform the Health Systems for a Tobacco-Free New York project’s objective of decreasing the prevalence of tobacco use among this population.

Tobacco Use Fact Sheet

  • Motivational interviewing tool for providers.  Includes information on the health effects, cost, risk to others, and benefits of quitting.

Taking Charge: Understanding Tobacco Control’s Impact on Communities

  • Ideas and strategies for holistically addressing tobacco use in behavioral health settings. A Powerpoint from November 2014 presented by the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center and the National Council for Behavioral Health

Smoking Cessation Counseling Guidelines for Clinicians

  • Evidence-based 5A/5R model for assessing and treating tobacco use in the clinical setting

SAMHSA-HRSA Tobacco Cessation Resources

  • Additional toolkits, webinars, research and articles, interventions, and policy information

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

  • Smoking cessation behavioral health resources including presentations, toolkits, publications, and videos

Medicaid Reimbursement Guidelines for Tobacco Cessation

  • Current billing guidelines from OMH

OMH Tobacco Related Standards of Care

  • Excerpt from the OMH Bureau of Inspection and Certification Clinic Standards of Care

New York State Smokers’ Quitline – Guides and Materials

  • Free and low-cost cessation materials for your patients

Medication Interactions with Tobacco Smoke

  • Important information for prescribers.  Many psychotropic medications interact with tobacco smoke.  Dosages should be carefully monitored following cessation.

E-Cigarettes and Mental Health

  • Article and associated news release highlighting the prevalence of e-cigarette use among persons with mental illness

Site for Purchasing Carbon Monoxide Monitors