SCLC's webinar series is integral to the technical assistance provided by the SCLC. Nationally recognized smoking cessation experts offer the latest information related to smoking cessation (including effective interventions) for the general and the behavioral health populations.

The Goals of SCLC’s Webinar Series:

  • Provide training and technical assistance to raise awareness of the many benefits smoking cessation efforts and to increase understanding of effective smoking cessation strategies.
  • Implement or enhance existing tobacco cessation services using evidence-based practices.
  • Ensure that consumers and staff have access to smoking cessation services and supports to promote health and wellness.
  • Establish partnerships between behavioral health and nicotine cessation organizations to increase available tobacco cessation resources in communities. 

SCLC has over 65 webinars covering the latest topics on tobacco addiction and recovery.

Upcoming Webinars

Changing the Habit: State & Community Approaches to Tobacco Control with the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control


Marilyn J. Carter, PhD

Health Education Director, Adapt/SouthRiver Community Health Center

Marilyn Carter, Ph.D., is the Health Education Director for Adapt – a regional provider of primary care, behavioral health care and prevention services in Southern Oregon. With more 15 years of experience in public health, health policy and systems change, Marilyn has led a number of initiatives to advance tobacco-free policies and strengthen the delivery of tobacco cessation interventions in clinical environments. Marilyn is committed to improving the health of rural Oregonians and received Oregon’s Maurine Neuberger award for her contribution to Oregon’s tobacco control movement.

Margaret A. Jaco, MSSW

Senior Associate, Policy & Practice Improvement, National Council for Behavioral Health, Project Manager for National Behavioral Health Network

Susan McLain, MPH

Public Health Program Administrator, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control

Joanna Stoms, MPA, RRT

Cancer Plan Manager, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Webinar Objectives

  1. Describe how you can leverage the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control’s tools, resources, and network to combat tobacco use & cancer disparities among individuals with mental illnesses and addictions and network members

  2. Discuss the integration of tobacco dependence treatment as a standard and expected part of primary care and behavioral health care

  3. Explain how a state’s Department of Health; Department of Drug and Alcohol and Department of Human Services can partner to address tobacco use and cancer disparities among individuals with mental illness and addictions through systems and policy change