Resources for Providers

ICD – 10 Tobacco/Nicotine Dependence Codes *Updated*

Become an Ex *Newly Added*

Brief-Action-Planning-to-Facilitate-Behavior-Change-and-Support-Patient-Self-Management *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*

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 *Newly Added*

  • 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 *Newly Added*

  • 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

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence – Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians

  • 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.

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.

A Hidden Epidemic: Tobacco Use and Mental Illness

  • 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.

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