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August E-Newsletter

Our August E-Newsletter is out! In this issue: How would you translate Nathan’s Tips from Former Smokers poster? Pap-a-Thon Toolkit Webinar Information Welcome Kelsey Evans from SEARHC By the Sea Arts and Seafood Festival And much more! Click here to read the newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/itcmi/august-2022-e-newsletter

Medicaid Coverage Tobacco Cessation Resources Available

The American Lung Association has new Medicaid coverage tobacco cessation resources on their website that might be helpful in your work. Making the Case to Improve Medicaid Coverage: A Resource Guide (here) This guide is designed to help state and local tobacco control staff who want to work to improve tobacco cessation coverage for their […]

LGBTQ+ Tobacco Use New Issue Brief

The University of Michigan Tobacco Research Network has developed a new issue brief focused on tobacco use among LGBTQ+ individuals. This resource is intended to help organizations offer more supportive, affirming, and effective tobacco prevention and cessation programs for LGBTQ+ individuals. It features recent data from surveys and focus groups with Michigan LGBTQ+ individuals.

HRSA Webinar: Tobacco Cessation for Women of Reproductive Age, Including Pregnant Women

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 1 – 2 pm ET This webinar will focus on strategies and tools for implementing tobacco cessation interventions and treatment for persons of reproductive age, including pregnant women who use tobacco.  CDC and CMS will provide a snapshot from the national perspective related to tobacco use among this population, cessation screening […]

Tips Partner Webinar Science and Practice of Smoking Cessation in SUD Treatment

August 25, 2022 11:00 am MT Learn about the California Behavioral Health and Wellness Initiative, an innovative 5-year project to assist behavioral health agencies (including residential SUD treatment programs) with implementing tobacco-free (TF) campus policies and evidence-based tobacco cessation treatment.  The success of this initiative led to CA State Assembly Bill AB0541, which was signed […]

National Native Network Welcomes Kelsey Evans from SEARHC

The National Native Network welcomes Kelsey Evans from the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.  Kelsey will be the Network’s lead contact in our Alaska region. Kelsey Evans was born and raised in Southeast Alaska with a strong background in subsistence living with a focus on tradition and community.  She completed her Associates of Science in […]

Digital Health Information: Media Coverage of Cancer and Its Impact on Patients

Online information about cancer is everywhere, but not all information is accurate or reliable and it can be difficult to determine what can be beneficial. Please join on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 12 pm ET for the interactive webinar, “Digital Health Information:  Media Coverage of Cancer and Its Impact on Patients.”  During the webinar […]

HPV Vaccination Policy Webinar Series from Tri-Networks HPV Learning Collaborative

VIEW FLYER HERE The Tri-Networks (Geographic Health Equity Alliance, Nuestras Voces Network, and SelfMade Health Network) will host a series of live webinars for National Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs and Coalitions focused on opportunities to advance cancer-related strategies and improve health equity through PSE change. Over the course of three webinars, participants will learn how […]

SEARHC Tobacco Program shares info at 3A Eastern Regional Basketball Tournament

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium in Sitka, Alaska hosted a table at the 3A Eastern Regional Basketball Tournament, at Mt. Edgecumbe High School, in March.  Different departments from SEARHC manned the table during the three day event. The Tobacco Program shared information on chemicals in tobacco products that are also in household products, the Tar […]

Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2020

CDC released the following tobacco-related article in the journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2020 From 2019 to 2020, the use of commercial tobacco products overall, combustible tobacco products, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and multiple tobacco products (two or more), decreased among U.S. adults.  However, in 2020, nearly […]

Upcoming Events

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