Breathe Easy NC 2016 Conference

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Presents
Building partnerships to promote tobacco free living in the behavioral health community

Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Tuesday, March 22 & Wednesday, March 23

This 2 day conference will present the most up-to-date research and information regarding evidence-based interventions and promising practices to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use among behavioral health populations. It will also provide resources and tools to enhance knowledge and skills needed to reduce tobacco use in the behavioral health community.

Breathe Easy NC 2016 will consist of plenary presentations on topics of general interest in reducing the prevalence of tobacco use in behavioral health populations as well as targeted workshops.  You can view the complete 2 day schedule by clicking on the AGENDA tab to the left of the screen.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the conference participants should be able to:

  • Discuss how to build effective stakeholder partnerships to reduce tobacco use in behavioral health populations.
  • Identify and review current evidence-based practices, interventions, and research to reduce tobacco use in behavioral health populations.
  • Discuss evidence-based and best practices for integrating and implementing tobacco cessation services into behavioral health settings.
  • Identify resources and tools to enhance knowledge and skills needed to reduce tobacco use in behavioral health populations.

Who Should Attend
Mental health professionals including psychologists, clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians, nurses, substance abuse counselors, health educators and other healthcare professionals interested in this subject.

 

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A project of the Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse. Funded in part by the federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Fund
(CFDA #93.959) as a project of the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services.

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