Tobacco Harm Reduction Conference in Brooklyn

The first Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR)   conference in the United States will be held on:

Thursday,   April 21st, 2016

9:00   AM – 4:30 PM

New York City College of Technology

Conference Hall Namm 119

300   Jay Street

Brooklyn,   NY

CASAA’s Executive Director, Julie Woessner, will be presenting   along with other   experts in the field. If you are in or will be visiting the New York City area, you are welcome to attend this event. Registration   is free!

Speakers   include:

·           Shadi Chamany, MD, MPH

·           Kevin McGirr, RN, MPH

·           Helen Redmond, LCSW

·           Christopher Russell, PHD

·           Michael Siegel, MD

·           Riccardo Polosa, MD

The focus of this conference is on tobacco use among people with   serious mental illness and drug users. Speakers include experts in the fields   of policy, science, advocacy, and public health. CASAA is pleased to be a   part of this event and to present the consumer’s point of view on this issue.

Sessions:

·           Efficacy of nicotine patches and medication.

·           Mental illness and nicotine use.

·           e-cigarette and safety.

·           Current e-cigarette controversies.

·           Regulation of e-cigarettes.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Brooklyn!

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