CMHC Tobacco Free

CMHC plans to become a tobacco-free campus as early as January 1, 2010

Why????

Smokers with behavioral health disorders have:

  • more psychiatric symptoms
  • increased hospitalizations
  • and require higher dosages of medications

(Brown et al., 2000; Colton & Manderscheid, 2006; Dixon et al., 1999; Joukamaa et al., 2001; Osby et al., 2000; Dalack & Glassman, 1992; Desai, Seabolt, & Jann, 2001; Goff, Henderson, & Amico, 1992; Williams & Ziedonis, 2004; Ziedonis, Kosten, Glazer, & Frances, 1994)

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