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Tip of the Week

Wellness Tip of the Week

Grandfather, grandaughter, gardening
Write down five things you are thankful for and look at it each day. It’s important to think about what we have instead of focusing on what we don’t.

Wellness News

September 2, 2015

Dr. Richey Profiled in University of Indianapolis Newsletter

BHWP’s very own Dr. Richey was awarded the PsyD Alumni of the Year Award for 2015 from the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis. She was interviewed in the Fall newsletter where she shared insight into her career decisions and advice for future graduates. To read Rebecca’s profile, click here.

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July 16, 2015

BHWP Team Members Published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research and BMC Public Health

Dr. Chad Morris and Dr. Susan Young have helped write a recent publication in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. The article, “Quitline Outcomes for Smokers in 6 States: Rates of Successful Quitting Vary by Mental Health Status,” looks at data from 6 state quitlines and the reporting of mental health conditions. The article “highlights the importance of evaluating both the mental health status of individuals seeking support for smoking cessation as well as the individuals’ expectations for success because they may need a more tailored intervention.”

Kathie Garrett, MA, TTS-C was also published this week in the journal BMC Public Health. She contributed to an article, “Community-based navigators for tobacco cessation treatment: A proof-of-concept pilot study among low-income smokers,” that looked at smoking cessation treatment navigators. The study concluded “smoking cessation treatment navigators are feasible to study in community settings and are well-accepted for increasing use of evidence-based cessation treatment among low-income smokers.”

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Made to Move

Jamie Pfahl, Community Liaison

After months of griping that I never see my friends anymore, I am suddenly squeezing in impromptu happy hours, movie nights, hikes, and dinner parties into a calendar already bursting at the seams with weddings, weekend excursions, and my own personal to-do list. Perhaps it’s something about the immediacy of summer, or the stage of life many of my friends and I are in. Whatever it is, it is both incredibly fun and incredibly tiring.

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Register for October Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Now!

Registration for the October Rocky Mountain Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification (RMTTS-C) Program is now open. The TTS training will be held on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado on October 12 through October 15, 2015.

For more information on the RMTTS-C Program click here.

To register for this comprehensive and interactive training, click here.

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