Treating Nicotine Dependence

March 10, 2020

Hosting Org: Suffolk County Department of Health Services

Date: March 10, 2020

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Suffolk Care Collaborative, 1393 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788

Event Link: Treating Nicotine Dependence

Attendance at this one day training will enable
professionals to:

  • Describe the three aspects of nicotine dependence
  • Provide appropriate motivational counseling
  • Integrate behavior change theory into treatment plan
  • Assist clients/consumers in making a quit plan
  • Discuss the 7 FDA approved medications recommended
    for treatment of nicotine dependence
  • Integrate relapse prevention into treatment plan
  • Tailor cessation strategies to individual/agency needs
  • Discuss the marketing of tobacco products
  • Identify the health consequences of tobacco use


Wanda Ortiz
Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Office of Health Education
(631) 853-4017