An Overview on U.S. State Laws

To read an overview on state laws incorporating behavioral health and tobacco treatment, click here.  

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The Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD) is an organization of nicotine tobacco treatment specialists and researchers dedicated to the promotion of and increased access to evidence-based tobacco treatment for the tobacco user.

ATTUD has international reach, with members in the U.S., Canada, the UK and nearly two dozen other countries. If you are seeking help to quit smoking, you can find a list of resources, organizations and credentialed counselors who provide nicotine and tobacco cessation treatment here.

If you are a treatment professional, there are benefits to becoming a member.

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The Benefits of Membership

  • Belong to a professional community of Tobacco Treatment Specialist
  • Stay current with the cutting-edge science of treating tobacco dependence.  
  • Contribute to and learn from an active professional listserv.
  • Be part of ongoing efforts to further develop the tobacco treatment specialization
  • Work together to advocate for third party reimbursement for tobacco dependence treatment and other policy change
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National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice 

The NCTTP was created to standardize and unify tobacco competencies, knowledge, and skills on a national level and provides national, unified recognition of professionals who obtain this prestigious certificate. By obtaining the NCTTP, tobacco treatment professionals are demonstrating to employers, third-party payers, and clients their advanced education in evidence-based tobacco competencies, skills, and practice. A full list of specific eligibility and application requirements can be found in the link below.