Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Nicotine Addiction and Mental Health


Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Five | Catering: Refreshments provided

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of tobacco smoking and its impact on mental health issues and other addictions.

• Tobacco smoking and mental health
• Nicotine addiction psychopharmacology
• Smoking cessation with people who suffer from mental illness and addiction problems
• Pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided the opportunity to:
• Learn about how tobacco smoking impacts on those who suffer from mental illness and other addictions
• Be informed about the psychopharmacology of nicotine addiction
• Review the evidence base for smoking cessation interventions

Let's Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working with Communities


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