Enhancing Recovery By Addressing Smoking During Addiction Treatment
Date: October 19, 1:00 pm
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Join ASAM and the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF for the live webinar that offers insight into the importance of addressing smoking during addiction treatment, and practical ways to treat addiction involving tobacco.
We are honored to have Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM, President-Elect, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Medical Director, LA County Department of Public Health’s Substance Abuse Prevention and Control, and Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor of Addiction Medicine at UCLA, presenting on this important and timely topic.
- Recognize two disparities in the prevalence of tobacco use disorder experienced by people with other addictions as compared with the general population.
- Explain one-way recovery from tobacco use disorder enhances recovery from other addictions.
- Identify and implement three best practices for treating tobacco use disorder in addiction treatment settings.
- Explain how one tobacco-free campus policy can improve clinical outcomes and improve the health of individuals in addiction treatment settings.