Office of Alcoholism and
Substance Abuse Services


OASAS Tobacco Independence

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New InformationTraining Tools to Support Your Tobacco-Free Efforts

These FREE training videos are designed to reinforce the importance of addressing tobacco with counselors and clients.

Counselor Video

Client Video

This poster has been designed to reinforce the importance of an alcohol, drug and tobacco-free life in recovery.

download poster

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New York Becomes First State in Nation to Enact Life-Saving Tobacco-Free Initiative

To support chemical dependence service provider's implementation of Part 856 Tobacco-Free Services, please refer to the available resources including a variety of training for staff and clients.

Many of the trainings offer free credentialing credit.

Provider Training and Resources

Every 10 seconds someone dies of a tobacco-related disease.
Tobacco use causes more deaths each year than does alcohol, heroin,
cocaine, HIV, homicides, suicides, fires and accidents combined.
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)