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Opportunities for Individuals who Experience Severe and Persistent Mental Illness to Collaborate with Healthcare Provider in Reducing Tobacco Consumption

Smoking Cessation

Opportunities for Individuals who Experience Severe and Persistent Mental Illness to Collaborate with Healthcare Provider in Reducing Tobacco Consumption

Mental Health America of Licking County

Approved: November 2012

Grant Period: January 2013 – May 2013

Proposal

Opportunities for Individuals who Experience Severe and Persistent Mental Illness to Collaborate with Healthcare Provider in Reducing Tobacco Consumption

The project goal is to increase healthcare provider knowledge and understanding of the unique needs of tobacco cessation for individuals who experience severe and persistent mental illness through direct education and referral. It also aims to ensure that community healthcare providers have access to accurate information and effective resources to assist this target population in successful tobacco cessation.