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News Sections: Mental Health, Top Stories
Did you know that smoking can affect not just your physical health, but your mental health as well? Or that quitting smoking can increase the effectiveness of medications for depression and anxiety?
These topics and many more were discussed on the afternoon of May 31, as VA hosted a Twitter chat in recognition of both World No Tobacco Day and the final day of Mental Health Month.
VA teamed with experts from 10 organizations to discuss the ties between tobacco use and mental health—including the ties with substance use disorders and PTSD. Participating organizations included:
Below are highlights from the chat. Click here to read the full #WNTD chat on Twitter.
Click here to read the full #WNTD chat on Twitter.
Keywords: Mental Health Patners PTSD smoking
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