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Archive: January 2014

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With her finger on the pulse of advocacy, practice improvement, and trends, Linda brings news from the field that you, or your work, can't live without.

Surgeon General’s Report Points to Anti-Smoking Needs in Mental Health

January 27, 2014 | Tobacco Cessation | Comments
Anti-Smoking Needs in Mental Health

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

“The Health Consequences of Smoking – 50 Years of Progress” was released by the Surgeon General January 17, and as the title suggests, it’s full of good news about smoking declines since the 1964 landmark report. But the report underscored something those of us who work with people with behavioral health problems have known for […]

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Tackling Tobacco Use in Substance Use Treatment Settings

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

As behavioral health practitioners, we are in the business of recovery. Tackling tobacco use in substance abuse treatment settings can be a cornerstone of services.

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2014: Estimating Real Change in Healthcare

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” I couldn’t agree more with Bill Gates…

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