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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 17 Mar 2020

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Integrating smoking cessation into alcohol and other drugs treatment

On-demand recorded 17 Mar 2020

Smokers who use alcohol and other drugs are motivated to quit although there appears to be a wide variation in readiness to seek help to quit. in this webinar we discuss common misconceptions and attitudes that prevent patients who use alcohol and other drugs from quitting smoking. We also assist you in recognising health-related risks associated with smoking and the benefits of quitting with tobacco treatment options for this group of patients, and share pathways for patients to access smoking cessation support.

Facilitator

Dr Tim Senior
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Tim Senior is a GP at the Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation in South West Sydney. He is Medical Advisor to the RACGP in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and is a clinical senior lecturer in general practice and Indigenous Health at the University of Western Sydney.

Presenter

Dr Hester Wilson
(FRACGP, FAChAM)

Dr Hester Wilson is a GP, addiction specialist and Chair of the RACGP’s Specific Interests Addiction Medicine network. Hester has many years’ experience working with people with addiction issues in both general practice and specialist settings. She also works in a public Drug and Alcohol Service in South East Sydney Local Health District. She is a Conjoint Lecturer and PhD candidate, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW.

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