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New Online Course - Earn 3 Free CEUs!

Posted by Lesley Copeland

Oct 5, 2020 1:38:24 PM

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The Helpline is pleased to offer a new and improved online course -  Tobacco Dependence Treatment & Behavioral Health.

This interactive, web-based course helps providers learn how to assess and treat tobacco dependence in tobacco users with co-occurring psychiatric and/or addictive disorders.

The course is 3 hours in length, and is broken down into separate modules.


Educational Objectives

Following completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:

  • Describe population-based trends of tobacco use among smokers with co-occurring mental health and/or substance use disorders.

  • Discuss the factors in mental health and addiction treatment settings that have served to maintain tobacco use in populations with mental health and/or substance use disorders.

  • Identify and implement evidence-based treatment for treating tobacco dependence.

Credits Available

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • APA



Don't Need CEUs? You can still take the course!

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Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout!

Posted by Kristin Harms

Nov 2, 2018 11:04:58 AM

2018 Great American Smokeout

For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. The Great American Smokeout is an opportunity for smokers to commit to healthy, smoke-free lives – not just for a day, but year round.

This year, the Smokeout is on Thursday, November 15th. Encourage your patients and clients to quit by downloading or ordering free patient materials from the California Smokers' Helpline. Our popular Top 10 Tips for Quitting Smoking flyer is now available for download as a poster, and our rack cards and wallet cards for pregnant smokers and parents of children 0-5 are now back in inventory.

Order Materials Now!


About this Blog

The California Smokers' Helpline offers free, evidence-based tobacco cessation services in multiple languages to help smokers quit. We also offer free training and resources to health professionals to increase their knowledge and capacity for tobacco cessation.

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For more information about our free training and resources for health professionals, please contact the Helpline Communications Department at (858) 300-1010 or cshoutreach@ucsd.edu.

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