Grant ID PP120216
Awarded On August 02, 2012
Title No Butts: New Opportunties
Program Prevention
Award Mechanism Evidence-Based Prevention Programs and Services
Institution/Organization Mental Health Mental Retardation of Tarrant County
Principal Investigator/Program Director Patricia Sylve
Cancer Sites Esophagus, Lung and Bronchus
Contracted Amount $2,247,972
Lay Summary

The goal of No Butts: New Opportunities is to reduce the risk of smoking-related cancer for (1)consumers of substance abuse and mental health treatment at Mental Health Mental Retardation of Tarrant County (MHMR) and (2) youth who are cited for tobacco cessation, many of whom are uninsured.

No Butts will decrease the tobacco dependence of these consumers by increasing the number of these consumers’ who receive smoking cessation treatment and who make smoking quit attempts. To accomplish this, No Butts will (1) provide MHMR consumers who smoke with smoking cessation treatment along with their existing drug or mental health treatment and (2) provide a separate group for smoking cessation fo...

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