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An Online Lunchtime Series from IHR’s TAPE Project

Food for Thought

Training, Discussions, and Q & A on Tobacco Education and Treatment Topics for Staff in BSAS Treatment Programs

Bring your lunch or take a break and join IHR’s TAPE Project staff on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at noon for a 1-hour series of informal online trainings on a variety of relevant topics. All staff from BSAS programs are welcome, including but not limited to Tobacco Education Coordinators.

Upcoming Trainings

June 15 August 3 | Noon – 1:00PM (Eastern)

Promoting Wellness, Pride and Recovery: Addressing Tobacco Use among LGBTQ People

Tobacco use prevalence among LGBTQ people is a major health inequity. This workshop will shine a light on how to promote wellness and freedom from tobacco/nicotine addiction in recovery from other behavioral health challenges. What are the facts, and the relevant health consequences from tobacco use? What contributes to higher rates of tobacco use and other co-occurring substance use disorders among LGBTQ people? This workshop will review messages and supportive treatment components that programs and providers can integrate to increase tobacco awareness and promote tobacco recovery among LGBTQ participants and peers.

August 17 | Noon – 1:00PM (Eastern)

Comorbidities: How Does Tobacco Use Impact People Living with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C?

Rates of tobacco use are high in people living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C. Tobacco use is dangerous for everyone, but poses additional risks for individuals who are living with conditions like HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. This webinar will provide information about the specific heath impacts of tobacco use on substance use disorder clients with HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C as well as provide tools and suggestions for talking with people about cutting down and quitting.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact:

Adam Meltzer
Institute for Health & Recovery


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