David “Mac” Macmaster co-founded the Wisconsin Nicotine Treatment Integration Project (WiNTiP) with Dr. Eric Heiligenstein in 2008. Ever since, WiNTiP has advocated for the integration of tobacco treatment in Wisconsin behavioral health services. Mac has been in recovery from nicotine and alcohol for 50 years, and has also been in the addiction recovery field for half a century.
The WiNTiP Decade: What the Wisconsin Nicotine Treatment Integration Project (WiNTiP) has accomplished since 2008, and what challenges remain to help behavioral health patients quit smoking, chewing, and vaping.
A TIME TO LEAD – Second Edition: The Case for Integrating the Treatment of Tobacco Use Disorder in the Treatment of Other Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders. The purpose of this document is to bring to light the urgent need to integrate evidence-based treatment of Tobacco Use Disorder (TUD) into the protocols for treating substance use and mental health disorders in the United States.