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Resources Library – Prevent Smoking – Mental Health

Mental Health Promotion Community of Practice

The New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition is a member of the Mental Health Promotion Community of Practice (CoP) in order to bring attention to the link between tobacco use and mental health and be informed of the latest research and resources available on the topic.

The Mental Health Promotion Community of Practice brings together those interested in or working on mental health promotion in New Brunswick. Its mission is to build capacity for mental health promotion among its membership to advance its vision of creating supportive environments for positive mental health in New Brunswick. The CoP has the following three goals:

  • to create a collective understanding on how to promote mental health;
  • to share and enhance how mental health promotion is being implemented in various settings;
  • to explore opportunities to collaborate in mental health promotion.

For more information, contact sylvia.reentovich@gnb.ca.

Mental Health, Addictions and Tobacco Use

See also our Prevention – Adults page for more general resources.

Canadian Mental Health Association

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.

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Canadian Mental Health Association – Mental Health Week

May 6-12, 2019 was Mental Health Week, and Canadians plugged in their mental health microphones and got loud about what mental health really is. Mental health: everyone has it! The next Mental Health Week is May 4-10, 2020.

Until then, stay loud.

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Mental Fitness – New Brunswick Department of Social Development

Mental fitness refers to a state of psychosocial well-being, it means having a positive sense of how we feel, think, and act, which improves our ability to enjoy life. It contributes to our innate ability to be self-determined. This website provides some information and resources related to Mental Fitness at home, in schools and in workplaces.

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Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco – Health Canada

Learn about vaping, tobacco products, effects of smoking, second-hand smoke, prevention and quitting.

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The Wellness Movement

The Wellness Movement is a collective, ongoing effort in New Brunswick to inspire and support the creation of wellness-supporting environments, including tobacco-free and smoke-free homes, schools, workplaces and communities. Visit their website to join the Movement, find resources about a range of wellness topics, consult an events calendar of activities across the province and get inspired by New Brunswick success stories.

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The Wellness Movement – Determinants of Health Poster

A colorful, bilingual poster presenting the 12 determinants of health adopted as part of New Brunswick’s Wellness Strategy. Offered in 8½” by 14″ format to be printed and used as an educational tool to introduce the influence of the determinants of health on an individual’s wellness, or on a population’s general wellness levels.

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The Wellness Movement – Connect with Wellness in your Region

The Wellness Movement’s regional webpages make it easy to connect with your local Wellness Networks, and stay informed about wellness initiatives happening near you. You’ll find event calendars, resources, information, tools, photos, and inspiring stories, as well as a list of Regional Wellness Networks in your area.

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Dangers of Exposure to Second and Third-Hand Smoke

See our Smoke-Free Environments page for information on the importance of smoke-free environments and the dangers of second and third-hand smoke.

Funding and Grants

Funding and grants available for tobacco and vaping product education and prevention projects are listed on our Funding & Grants page.