Behavioral Health and Tobacco Dependence Treatment Workshop Series

January 19, 2022 - 12:00 pm to June 15, 2022 - 1:00 pm


BH WELL is hosting monthly lunchtime seminars related to behavioral health and tobacco dependence. The seminars will take place via Zoom and include a 30-minute teaching followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. The topics include:

  • Tobacco Use and Mental Illness: Addressing the Hidden Epidemic.

Presented by Dr. Zim Okoli

January 19, 2022, 12-1 PM EST

  • Comprehensive Tobacco-Free Policy Implementation: Special Considerations For Behavioral Health Facilities.

Presented by Dr. Janet Otachi

Feb. 16, 2022, 12-1 PM EST

  • Motivational Interviewing and Behavioral Counseling For Those With A Mental Illness: Skills To Enhance Therapeutic Engagement.

Presented by Dr. Lee Anne Walmsley

Mar. 16, 2022, 12-1 PM EST

  • Pharmacotherapy Considerations For Tobacco Cessation: Special Considerations With Neuroleptics.

Presented by Dr. Lovoria Williams

Apr. 20, 2022, 12-1 PM EST

  • Documenting Tobacco Treatment: Best Practices For Success.

Presented by Bassema Abu Farsakh

May 18, 2022, 12-1 PM EST

  • A Multi-Team Tobacco Treatment Approach: Interdisciplinary Teamwork.

Presented by Dr. Zim Okoli

June 15, 2022, 12-1 PM EST