As the Affordable Care Act is implemented, agencies may have funding for new programs that impact substance abuse recovery.  One of those programs could address Smoking Cessation for the agency and for clients.

Want to know how that will work?

NCADD Sacramento will host a Leading Edge Luncheon featuring Health Educator Brian Shaw, MPH, CHES, CPH, on Wednesday, March 26th.  Brian’s evidence-based approach to smoking and tobacco cessation will provide you with the latest resources and models for a sustainable program including:

  • The Emerging Importance of Addressing Tobacco Cessation
  • Spectrum of Tobacco Health Impacts from Global to Individual
  • Challenges to Starting a Tobacco Cessation Program in Alcohol/Drug Treatment Settings
  • A Proposed Model for Cessation Services
  • Community Resources

Click here to learn more about the importance of Smoking Cessation for People with Addiction.

Be sure to RSVP by Friday, March 20 at Noon so that we can provide you with a free lunch sponsored by Dorothea’s Shoppe in Folsom and catered by Taste Buds Grill & BBQ!  Yes!  There is such thing as a free lunch!

Event Details:

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 – 11:30am – 1:30pm

Where: NCADD Sacramento, 1446 Ethan Way, Sacramento, CA 95825 (map)

Cost: No charge for attending!  1.5 CEU’s can be earned (click here to purchase in advance for $10 or pay at the door) Coursework related to the scope of practice for MFT, LCSW, LEP, and LPCC.

RSVP:  Please let us know you plan to attend so that we can order enough food!

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