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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.

eCigarettes: Harmful or Helpful?

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Despite knowing the dangers of smoking and losing my father and grandfather to lung cancer, I smoked for 25 years.  It took me 10 years of trying to finally quit. My husband has been on his journey even longer. Most recently, he began using eCigarettes as his newest weapon in what has been a long, […]

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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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