Tobacco prevalence and mental illness
Monday, April 29, 2013
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
Did you know that 36
percent of adults with a mental illness are cigarette smokers, compared with
only 21 percent of adults who do not have a mental illness? Most behavioral
health treatment programs, including both mental health and addictions, still
do not offer routine access to tobacco treatment in their range of services.
What contribution can tobacco control advocates make to the health of this
is an informative article from two authors who think too little has been done
to make this a national health priority.