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Milwaukee County Event

Prioritizing Tobacco-Free Recovery

Organizer:Tobacco-Free Suburban Milwaukee and Ozaukee Counties and the UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention
Date:January 14th, 2019
Time:8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:Aurora Research Institute 960 N 12th St. Milwaukee, WI Steigleider Auditorium - Lower Level
Did you know? More behavioral health patients will die from tobacco use than from their behavioral health issues—and they’ll die from tobacco sooner. Attendees will learn: -The rational for integrating tobacco treatment into behavioral health services -The barriers, challenges, and rewards of helping people who smoke and are affected by mental illness/substance use disorders to quit smoking. -Training, technical assistance, and resources available to assist behavioral health providers with integrating tobacco treatment -Christine Ullstrup, LCSW, CSAC, ICS, VP Clinical Services, Meta House -Bruce Christiansen, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Senior Scientist, UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention -Allison Gorrilla, MPH, Outreach Specialist, UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention
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