For Providers

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Commercial tobacco remains the number one preventable cause of death in the United States. However, as with many other health conditions, the devastating effects of commercial tobacco are concentrated along lines of lines of race, gender, poverty, sexuality, mental and chemical health status, HIV status, and houselessness.

Quit Partner and Providers

The new Minnesota quitline and website has a special section just for providers. This section can help answer provider questions about services, referrals, talking to patients, and further resources. You can find the provider page here.

Make referral to Quit Partner

Referring patients to the quitline takes just a few moments and can be done via a web form or fax. Once a referral is made, your patient will receive a call from a trained quitline coach within 48 hours. To learn more about referring a patient visit: https://mn.quitlogix.org/en-US/Just-Looking/Health-Professional/How-to-Refer-Patients

Trainings

NAMI MN: (Online Class) Smoking Cessation Strategies for Mental Health Providers: Addressing Smoking Stigma, Encouraging Change

Tobacco is the leading cause of disease, disability and death in the United States. Addressing tobacco use can greatly improve the quality and length of life for individuals living with a mental illness. This interactive online training will provide education about nicotine addiction, special considerations for individuals living with a mental illness, and motivational interviewing techniques, along with other skills to help professionals addressing smoking cessation as part of a wellness plan. Provides 3 CEUs upon completion. Click here to access the training. For more information, resources or support on smoking cessation email [email protected].