By Terry Kovarik
The Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition says targeting tobacco use improves a person’s odds of overcoming other addictions. September is National Recovery Month. So, the coalition’s partner, Re:Think, the Lakeshore Tobacco Prevention Network is giving some smokers something to think about. Studies show 40-percent of people with drug and alcohol addictions or mental health issues also smoke. ReThink Coalition Coordinator Cath Tease says getting people to give up tobacco improves recovery odds.
Smokers who need help quitting can find out more on the resources available at www.helpusquit.org