12th and 13th October 2011
Parc Thistle Hotel, Cardiff, Wales
The link between alcohol and tobacco has important implications for those in the alcohol and smoking cessation treatment and policy fields. More alcoholics die of tobacco-related illness than die of alcohol-related problems.
Although the health threats of smoking are clear, many unanswered questions remain about how to best approach smoking cessation in alcohol dependent populations. Effective treatment hinges on a better understanding of how these substances—and their addictions—interact.
The conference will enable alcohol and tobacco treatment providers and policy makers the opportunity to learn from each other. In addition to co-use issues, the conference will offer alcohol and tobacco specific sessions for practitioners.
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