Become an Ex *Newly Added*
- 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 *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 *Newly Added*
- Motivational interviewing tool for providers. Includes information on the health effects, cost, risk to others, and benefits of quitting.
- 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
- Evidence based best practices for screening and treating tobacco use. Includes guidelines for patients willing to quit and motivational interviewing techniques for those who are unwilling to quit.
- Evidence-based 5A/5R model for assessing and treating tobacco use in the clinical setting
- Additional toolkits, webinars, research and articles, interventions, and policy information
- Smoking cessation behavioral health resources including presentations, toolkits, publications, and videos
- Current billing guidelines from OMH
- Excerpt from the OMH Bureau of Inspection and Certification Clinic Standards of Care
- Free and low-cost cessation materials for your patients
- Important information for prescribers. Many psychotropic medications interact with tobacco smoke. Dosages should be carefully monitored following cessation.
- Recorded panel discussion hosted by the Legacy Foundation featuring experts in the field of mental health. Panelists discuss the most effective means for addressing tobacco use in behavioral health settings.
- Article and associated news release highlighting the prevalence of e-cigarette use among persons with mental illness