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more mental health facilities are going smoke-free

1 in 3 people with a mental health condition smoke compared to 1 in 5 people without a condition—due in part to years of exploitation by the tobacco industry.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:39
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[Maine] Three Midcoast hospitals honored for tobacco policies

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative held the eighth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards ceremony Sept. 27 to celebrate efforts to address tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 11, 2017 15:32
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[UK-Scotland] Murray Royal's cigarette ban

after a successful trial aimed at stamping out the habit on hospital grounds. As of Monday, October 2, smoking was not permitted at all mental health sites under NHS Tayside’s remit. Staff at Murray Royal Hospital in Perth will now ask those who want t
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:09
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A meta-analysis of brief tobacco interventions for use in integrated primary care

Brief tobacco cessation interventions that can be delivered in IPC settings were found to be effective. Future research in this area might evaluate ways to improve the dissemination and implementation of these types of interventions in IPC settings.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:46
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[UK] New signs promote smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

The signs, which were designed by Staveley-based company Alldread Burgess, highlight the effects of second-hand smoke on patients and visitors of all ages. Dr David Pickworth, one of the Royal's non-executive directors who has led on the no-smoking campai
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 16:27
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[UK] NHS Tayside bans smoking​ on premises

Smoking has now been banned on premises and grounds belonging to NHS Tayside’s mental health services. Lighting up is already prohibited in the grounds of NHS Tayside buildings, including Ninewells. The smoke-free status in the grounds of every hospita
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:00
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[UK] Sheffield mum urges pregnant women to ditch the cigarettes as hospital becomes smoke free site

A Sheffield mum who once smoked 20 cigarettes a day for 23 years is urging others to ditch the habit while pregnant. Sarah Bembridge, aged 36, from Gleadless, quit smoking while pregnant earlier in the year and is now encouraging others to join her to ma
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[UK] Milton Keynes University Hospital goes smoke free

From Sunday (October 1), in conjunction with Stoptober, Milton Keynes University Hospital will become an entirely smoke-free site. Patients, visitors and staff will not be permitted to smoke anywhere on the hospital grounds, including the car parks. Fatal
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:42
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Shocking number of patients caught SMOKING in Scottish hospitals

Incredibly, defiant smokers were caught lighting up not only in toilets and showers but also in surgical, respiratory, stroke and maternity wards. Incidents were also recorded at A&E departments, mental health and critical care units. People were even
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 27, 2017 00:14
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Smoking and tobacco-free policies in women’s residential substance use disorder treatment facilities: A community engaged approach

Many women in residential SUD treatment smoke, which they attribute to the fact that smoking is used to facilitate socialization and cope with stress. Future research is needed to develop and test messages to counter the misperception that smoking is an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 20, 2017 23:19
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