Tobacco-related illness is the number one killer across the nation, and people living with behavioral health conditions who smoke cigarettes are four times more likely to die prematurely than those who do not smoke. Behavioral health providers are critical in providing tobacco use disorder treatment as part of their therapeutic work with patients who smoke or use tobacco products.
In April 2022, we released the Treating Tobacco Use Disorder in Behavioral Health Populations: Innovative Approaches and Uses of Approved Medication Report. The report describes innovative uses of approved medications that improve treatment outcomes of tobacco use disorder in behavioral health populations.
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