Lunch will be provided for those attending the morning program.
A limited number of travel scholarships are available for either current smokers who want to quit or ex-smokers who have a history of mental illness or addiction disorder. Click here to apply after completing your registration.
Pre-Approval for Continuing Education Credits are pending from the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board and the Kansas Board of Pharmacy. CNE's for Nurses will be available through the WSU School of Nursing.
Training costs are being underwritten by Kansas Health Foundation through a grant to NAMI Kansas, Kansas Academy of Family Physicians, Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Jill M. Williams, MD
Professor of Psychiatry Chief, Division of Addiction Psychiatry Rutgers University
National expert Dr. Jill Williams will provide the latest research and treatment strategies to address tobacco dependence for people living with mental illness or addiction. The
training is geared towards psychiatrists, nurses, counselors, educators, peer mentors, other behavioral health staff and pharmacists. Learn more.
Why address tobacco dependence?
Addressing tobacco addiction concurrently with other addiction treatment increases sobriety rates up to 20%
Adults living with serious mental illness who smoke die up to 25 years earlier
Individuals with mental illness are just as interested in quitting as the general public, but need additional support to succeed