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Marc Steinberg
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.

#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:


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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 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!

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John Oliver's proposed new face of #Marlboro  cigarettes

Watch here:

h/t +Justin Virly 

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There are even more reasons to quit smoking than previously known.

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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

Full brochure available at

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
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|
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