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Marc Steinberg
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Clinical psychologist and tobacco dependence researcher at Rutgers University.
Clinical psychologist and tobacco dependence researcher at Rutgers University.

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An interesting paper in Nicotine & Tobacco Research by my colleauges Olivia Wachowski and Cris Delnevo...

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I was happy to speak with Maiken Scott of +WHYY  for this story...

Smoking rates drop in NJ... unless you look at those with mental health issues. We need to do better.

http://t.co/uF8UX9cNnO

#mentalhealth   #tobacco  

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Please excuse the self-promotion, but I am presenting a webinar on July 22, 2015, at 2:00pm EDT, An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Focus on Tobacco Use and Dependence.

You can register for free here:
https://cc.readytalk.com/r/7zyh1366k2az&eom

#psychology
#psychotherapy   
#counseling  
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Please see below for an interesting discussion with my colleague, +Jill Williams on June 26, 2015 from 11am to 12noon.

Strong Advocacy Effort Needed to Help Smokers with Mental Illness
By Jill Williams, M.D., and Marie Verna

Save the Date: June 26th, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Topic: Strong Advocacy Effort Needed to Help Smokers with Mental Illness
Speaker: Dr. Jill Williams 

Please submit questions for our speaker to askthedoctor@nami.org and include “Adult Ask the Doctor Question” in the subject line. We will select a few questions to feature on the call before opening the lines to questions from the callers. 

Friday adult conference calls with Dr. Ken Duckworth, NAMI’s medical director and a child and adolescent psychiatrist, take place on the fourth Friday of every month. The calls are toll free and are scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. E.T. To access the toll-free call, please dial 1-888-858-6021; access number 309918#.

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+National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) *is hosting a Google+ Hangout on First Episode Psychosis on May 5, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST*
It's common for a person to have psychotic symptoms for more than a year before receiving treatment. Reducing this “duration of untreated psychosis” is important because early treatment often means a better recovery. Learn more during our Google+ Hangout on first-episode psychosis May 5 at 2 p.m. EST. We encourage your questions before and during the Hangout! http://1.usa.gov/1yCyi0X

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John Oliver's proposed new face of #Marlboro  cigarettes

Watch here: http://youtu.be/6UsHHOCH4q8

h/t +Justin Virly 
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There are even more reasons to quit smoking than previously known.

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TREATING TOBACCO DEPENDENCE IN  MENTAL HEALTH SETTINGS
A 2-Day CME-CE Certified Activity

March  24 & 25, 2015

Treating Tobacco Dependence in Mental Health Settings is a two-day training developed for psychiatrists, nurses, counselors and other behavioral health professionals which prepares the practitioner to effectively deliver tobacco services to smokers with mental illness.

ONLINE Registration at    https://njtobaccofree.rwjms.rutgers.edu/

Full brochure available at   http://ccoe.rbhs.rutgers.edu/catalog/courses/pdf/15MR07.pdf

Activity Location:
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
335 George Street, 3rd Floor 
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 

CE Activity Director:
Jill M. Williams, MD
Rutgers-RWJMS  
Division of Addiction Psychiatry 

Registration Fee: $200.00 
Fee includes tuition, handout materials, continental breakfast, continuing education credit and certification costs. 

For more information:
Phone: 732-235-4341| williajm@rutgers.edu
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