There are many ways to support this work as a partner organization or as an individual. Organizations do not need to have tobacco-free grounds policies to join, but all members share a commitment to integrating tobacco treatment and creating tobacco-free environments in all Minnesota mental health and substance use treatment settings
Sign the Collaborative Statement
The Lung Mind Alliance Statement demonstrates our members' commitment to advancing statewide tobacco-free treatment environments. Signing on to the letter is a powerful way to show your organization's support for this work.
Join an Action Team
Three action teams—the Professional Education Team, Reimbursement Team, and Statewide Policy Partners Team ─ carry out the work of the Lung Mind Alliance. By joining a team, you can be a part of creating a healthier Minnesota for people with mental illness and substance use disorders.
Connect with the Lung Mind Alliance
You can contact Alex at 651-268-7612 or [email protected].
Be an Ambassador
You can help us grow this movement by sharing information about the Lung Mind Alliance and tobacco-free treatment environments with other organizations. We have tools to help you get started, and are here to support you in these important conversations.
Educate Your Organization
We have a number of resources available to help educate your organization's staff about the importance of tobacco treatment and tobacco-free mental health and substance use treatment settings. If your organization isn't ready to become a member yet, this is a great way you can support this work as an individual.
Integrate Tobacco Treatment & Go Tobacco-Free
If your organization would like to integrate tobacco treatment into your services or consider adopting a tobacco-free grounds policy, we can support you in that process. Staff from partner organizations that have gone tobacco-free have created a comprehensive Tips from the Field implementation guide, and are happy to talk with you about how their organizations successfully integrated tobacco treatment services and adopted tobacco-free grounds policies.
Through our bimonthly newsletter, you'll get updates on the work of our 3 Action Teams, read stories about organizations that have implemented tobacco-free grounds policies or have integrated tobacco treatment as one of their services, and learn about upcoming training opportunities.
Page last updated: November 21, 2022