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Tools and Resources

Below is a compilation of existing cessation tools to help clinicians and others who want to intervene with tobacco.
The list includes everything from quit now wallet cards, relapse protocol, smokefree hospital toolkits, videos, behavioral health resources and more. Many come from a variety of health professional organizations and individuals dedicated to tobacco cessation. Most tools are free for any user, and a few can be purchased at nominal cost.

Click below to learn more about a specific topic or download the complete Catalogue of Tools for your own easy reference.

Behavioral Health Resources

  • For behavioral health resources and tools CLICK HERE.

General Resources for Providers


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Presentations by Leading Experts

All presentations are available upon request. Please contact us if you would like a copy of the PowerPoint document via e-mail.

Behavioral Health

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Courses and Trainings

  • RX FOR CHANGE -Clinician Assisted Tobacco Cessation Curriculum http://rxforchange.ucsf.edu
    A comprehensive tobacco cessation education tool that provides not only clinicians and students, but also clinical staff, with the knowledge and skills necessary to offer comprehensive tobacco cessation counseling to patients who use tobacco. It covers information about the epidemiology of tobacco use, pharmacotherapy, and brief behavioral interventions.
  • RxAbridged Curriculum -Using the brief intervention Ask Advise Refer, this three-hour curriculum that has been specifically designed for pharmacy technicians, medical assistants, dental hygienists, and all other ancillary and auxiliary professions interested in becoming cessation interventionists.
  • Rx for Change, Tobacco Free for Recovery - this three hour online training provides valuable information on key terms and definitions related to tobacco use, why it is important to quit smoking, the different types of tobacco products and why they are addictive, what helps people to quit smoking, and how to help people quit. Participants were invited to ask questions, provide comments, and participate in the activities and discussion that took place during the training.  While this curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of mental health peer counselors, it is a helpful training tool for any provider or advocate interested in learning more about mental health and smoking cessation.
Click here to access this publication as a pdf online, complete the post-test and evaluation, and print your certificate.
  • Behavioral Health Care Provider and Peer Consumer training - The Behavioral Health and Wellness Program (BHWP) conducts training and education for healthcare providers (primary care, behavioral health, and psychiatry residents) and Peer Consumers (people with mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders) regarding wellness initiatives for persons with behavioral health issues. Multiple training curricula have been developed to address the role of wellness in recovery, integrating wellness into behavioral health treatment, and the unique needs of this population. For more information on the provider training or the Peer-to-Peer training, please contact: Mandy Graves May, MPH Director of Training and Outreach (303) 724-3713 or visit http://bhwellness.org
  • Provider Training and Resources from the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), Tobacco Independence: Freedom from a deadly addiction
  • Click here for a list of upcoming tobacco-related webinars and conferences.
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Online Programs To Help Your Patients Quit

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More Tobacco Cessation Resource Links

For specific information on mental health and smoking cessation, visit our Behavioral Health Resources page.


Other Materials

All materials are available for download. Please contact us if you have any questions about any of these documents.

Behavioral Health Tools and Resources

Once SCLC established itself as a credible source of technical assistance, callers and web visitors began inquiring about speakers, presenters, and experts that might participate in their various conferences and events. SCLC has gradually developed a lengthy list of possible presenters, including our own staff, and frequently provided names as well as topics. For inquiries and availability contact the SCLC at csaucedo@medicine.ucsf.edu .