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“Smoking Not ‘Lesser Evil’ in Mental Health Treatment Settings”

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This November 24, 2014 NBC article talks about the problems with the belief by many in the mental health and addiction communities where they think that smoking is better than doing drugs or somehow helps people cope.  the article offers some information about the number of hospitalizations and difficulty managing symptoms of mental illness among those who smoke.

“Women face gender-specific challenges in fighting addiction and alcoholism”

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This June 24, 2014 Miami Herald article found on the Centre Daily Times website talks about gender differences in not only how drugs are processed by men and women, but also talks about some of the treatments and which genders gravitate towards certain ones over other treatments.

Human female pelvis, viewed from front.

Human female pelvis, viewed from front. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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