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Myths and Facts of Tobacco and Mental Illness

…Myth: Persons with mental illness and substance use disorders can’t quit smoking. Fact: Persons with mental illness and substance use disorders can successfully quit using tobacco at rates similar to the general population.


How My Brother’s Mental Illness Affected Me

…My brother Paul was diagnosed with schizophrenia, like myself. Yet because Paul was 10 years older than me, the illness was viewed quite differently when his symptoms first appeared.