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Engaging Low-Income Smokers in Tobacco Cessation - NIDA Conference Poster

Download this publicationThe poster features a JSI project funded by the American Legacy Foundation: Engaging Low-Income Smokers in Tobacco Cessation via Employment Readiness and Credit Counseling Services. During employment or financial counseling appointments, smokers received information about the immediate personal economic costs of tobacco use and were offered proactive referral to the RI and NH Smokers' Helpline (1-800-Try-to-STOP) and free nicotine replacement therapy.

The poster presentation was recognized with a Blue Ribbon: 1st Place for Diverse Settings at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 8th Annual Conference, New Mexico, April 2010. The NIDA Conference focused on innovative, science-based approaches proven to be effective in the prevention and treatment of drug abuse and addiction. Shannon Spurlock, Martha Bradley, Deborah Dean, Rachel Kohn and Shasta Jorgensen, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., 2010.

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