Statewide partners are working collaboratively to raise awareness about tobacco cessation through a variety of activities and events in November 2019. We invite you to join with us. The purpose for this year's work is to decrease tobacco use in Nebraska by increasing partner engagement in Tobacco Cessation Week (November 18-22, 2019).
A guide for mental health treatment facilities to help implement a tobacco cessation program for individuals with
SMI. This objective will require staff time and resources, and it may also require a
culture shift within your agency. It is
worth the investment, however, because of the clear benefits that will accrue to your clients, their families,
and your staff.
Comprehensive tobacco cessation training program that equips health professional students and practicing clinicians, of all disciplines, with evidence-based knowledge and skills for assisting patients with quitting.Addresses all forms of tobacco, not just cigarettes, and materials focus on counseling all patients—regardless of their readiness to quit.
Freshstart is designed to help smokers plan a successful quit attempt by
providing essential information, skills for coping with cravings, and group support. To offer the program, a representative from your organization must volunteer to become a certified Freshstart facilitator and complete certification training online. After certification is completed, the
facilitator can begin offering the
Monday, November 18
Thursday, November 21
Friday, November 22