The TAPE Project offers consultation and training to programs funded by the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services on nicotine addiction and its impact on overall health and recovery from substance use, as well as cessation programs. Staff facilitate the development and implementation of the BSAS Tobacco Guidelines and smoke-free worksite policies.
Acronym: TAPE Project
Funder: Mass. Department of Public Health
Area served: Massachusetts
- The Biopsychosocial Model of Tobacco/Nicotine Dependence (PDF)
Treatment should address all three areas of the addiction: biological, psychological and social.
- Dealing with Triggers and Cravings (PDF)
A trigger is an activity, thought, or feeling that sets off the craving for a cigarette.
- Delaying Your Next Cigarette (PDF)
Remember the 6 D’s and the 3 R’s.
- Keep the Conversation Going (PDF)
Responses to Common Pushback Statements About Tobacco/Nicotine.
- Symptoms of Nicotine Withdrawal (PDF)
Stopping smoking brings about a variety of symptoms associated with physical and psychological withdrawal.
- Tobacco Awareness Groups: 10 Topics to Include (PDF)
This list of topics to include in tobacco awareness groups includes talking points and questions for all 10 topics.