Easy Read: Smoking and Mental Health – An exploration of data in Northern Ireland and scan of policy approaches in the UK and Ireland
Tobacco use and mental health

This Easy Read publication summarises the findings from a recent report published by IPH that examined the relationship between mental health and smoking in Northern Ireland. 

The report found that around one in three people who smoke in Northern Ireland had a possible psychiatric disorder. 

It also considered tobacco control policy approaches to this issue across the UK and Ireland. 

The report findings supported the Department’s End of Term Review of the Tobacco Strategy

 

 


 
Support and information

For advice and support on stopping smoking in Northern Ireland - https://www.stopsmokingni.info/ 

If you have a mental health difficulty, advice on supports is available at: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/mental-health-support 

 

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