Trauma and smoking cessation from a health equity lens

On Friday, February 5, CAMH Addiction Rounds presented a webinar titled, "Trauma and Smoking Cessation from a Health Equity Lens: Exploring the Relationship, and Looking at the Road Ahead."

This webinar provided an overview of:

  • the relationship between trauma and smoking/smoking cessation;
  • the incidence of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder among those seeking treatment at CAMH’s Nicotine Dependence Clinic;
  • treatment outcomes at the Nicotine Dependence Clinic;
  • multi-level interventions, what’s working and where we can improve.

View the webinar here. EENet is pleased to present this webinar as part of our partner series..

About the presenter:

Kristine Tomcheski,
MSW, RSW – Social Worker – Addictions Program,
Nicotine Dependence Clinic
Kristy completed her MSW placement at CAMH in 2010 and has been working at CAMH for the past 5 years, spending most of her time in the Nicotine Dependence Clinic but also gaining valuable experience in CAMH’s Emergency Department and the Toronto Drug Treatment Court Program. Her interests include: critical social work theory and practice, participatory and arts-based research, program evaluation, and trauma in-formed care.

Addictions Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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