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Apr112013

SAMHSA Offers Reports on Incidence of Smoking among Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

Adults with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders account for some 40 percent of all cigarettes that are smoked, despite being roughly a quarter of the general population, studies show. In February 2013, SAMHSA issued a joint “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (available here: http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/mmwr_vital_signs_mental_illness_2-5-2013_cdc.pdf?utm_source=Special+Commentary+SAMHSA+Report+March+21+2013&utm_campaign=SAMHSA+NSDUH+SAS+commentary&utm_medium=email) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the high prevalence of smoking among those with mental health conditions. A new report – published on March 20, 2013, and available herehttp://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/Downloads/samhsa_nsduh_march2013.pdf?utm_source=Special+Commentary+SAMHSA+Report+March+21+2013&utm_campaign=SAMHSA+NSDUH+SAS+commentary&utm_medium=email– adds additional information.

Source: http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/

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