Information on Smoking, Tobacco and E-cigarette Use for Clinicians
As a clinician, you play a vital role in helping your patients attain a tobacco-free life. You can use the resources below to help your adult patients quit smoking, or prevent the use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes among your pediatric patients.
New Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) Toolkit
NRT can be a useful medication support tool for all patients who smoke, even if they are not ready to quit. NRT can help patients manage nicotine withdrawal symptoms or cravings when in situations where they can’t smoke, while building interest and self-efficacy around quitting in the future. The toolkit includes resources to support using this new approach, both for patients and healthcare or social service providers.
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- Tobacco Cessation Training and Technical Assistance Center (TCTTAC): Provides training and technical assistance to behavioral health providers to treat tobacco use among people with mental health, substance use or co-occurring disorders.
- NRT Training Video: Be Free with NRT is a 15-minute video that highlights the benefits of NRT regardless of readiness to quit. This video can be shared with people who smoke, as well as staff and clinicians.