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Webinar: The Environmental Impacts of Tobacco and ENDS – The Damage Doesn’t End with Consumption

11/04/20 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Science shows that our environment is being depleted of its natural resources at a rapid rate. Science also show that tobacco and ENDS products are causing serious health issues. What happens when we combine both of these evidence-based findings? This webinar will showcase the environmental impact tobacco and ENDS products produce on a macro level. From littered beaches and polluted water sources to the use of single use plastic to deliver nicotine, this webinar will highlight what happens after a…

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Webinar: Addressing Vaping in the Healthcare Setting Part 1: What You Need to Know and How to Take Action

01/13/21 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The use of ENDS has increased significantly among adolescents and young adults in the past several years. Reasons for this increase include the use of flavoring, social acceptability among peers, widespread advertising and misconceptions about the safety of these products. This session will highlight the current landscape of product use locally and nationally.  The session will also include evidence-based or informed prevention and treatment strategies for use in the school and community setting. Presenter: Victoria Hynes, Program Manager, MaineHealth Center…

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Webinar: Tobacco Use & Cancer: Strategies to Address Use and Deliver Treatment

01/14/21 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar addresses the challenges presented when treating patients with tobacco use disorder who are also cancer survivors. Topics covered include the prevalence and negative impact of tobacco use, basic neurobiology of substance use disorders, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions, and pharmacotherapy. Presenter: Edward Perka Jr, Tobacco Treatment Educator, MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence

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