For #WorldMentalHealthDay we wanted to highlight 10 things people often don’t know about smoking and how it affects your mental health. Smoking has a huge impact on your mental and emotional health, as well as the obvious physical impact.
Found this article useful? We’ve got lots more information on our smoking and mental health page including a diagram showing how nicotine impacts the brain.
If you are looking for stop smoking support in Wales then please contact Help Me Quit
If you’re struggling with your mental health and need help and support please contact Samaritans
Telephone: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours a day)
They provide confidential, non-judgmental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.