Smoking Cessation

Smokeout   Twitter birdAPA is hosting its next #YourMH@TWITTER chat on smoking cessation in observance of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. Join the conversation on Thursday, November 20, from noon to 1 p.m. EST. To join, use #YourMH (stands for "Your Mental Health") or @APAHealthyMinds.

Saul Levin, M.D., M.P.A., CEO and medical director of the American Psychiatric Association, urges psychiatrists' to pay more attention to one aspect of their patients' health that has long been ignored--helping them to stop using tobacco products. He outlines a number of treatments whose success is backed up by scientific data.



American Cancer Society: 
Guide to Quitting Smoking 

More information on smoking and mental illness.