Tobacco Cessation Resources

 

Help YOU Quit

  • For emplyees and students who do not want to quit but need to feel more comfortable while on campus, a nicotine replacement patch or gum may be purchased in the campus store.
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy Guide
  • Resources for FNU Faculty and Staff
    • Information for FNU health insurance participants is available at anthem.com 
  • Off Campus Resources
    • Web Cessation Assistance Programs
      • Tobacco Free U - Offers college students free on-line information, guides, and resources related to tobacco and quitting tobacco use.

      • My Last Dip - MyLastDip is a free Web-based intervention that is designed to help young smokeless tobacco users quit.

      • Kill the Can - This website offers free resources and tools to help dip, snuff, and chewing tobacco users quit. Along with useful information, it offers a support forum and a live quit chat room.

      • Become an Ex - The EX plan teaches you how to re-learn life without cigarettes in 3 steps - all geared to help make the seemingly impossible possible.

      • Freedom from Smoking® Online Program - On-line program from the American Lung Association consisting of seven modules, each containing four lessons, to assist you in quitting tobacco. Participants are also encouraged to participate in message boards to give and receive support as they go through the quit process.

      • State Quit Lines - 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-74=84-8669) for free support.

      • Smokefree.gov - This site provides support, tips, tools, and expert advice to help you quit smoking including a variety of free text messaging programs. 

      • Smokefree Text Messaging Programs - smokefree.gov offers free text messaging programs that give 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips for becoming smokefree and being healthier

      • Chat with an Expert - visit the National Cancer Institute’s live chat support service.Get help quitting in real time from a smoking cessation counselor

    • Check out these apps to help you quit.

      • NCI QuitPal is a free smartphone app to support smokers working to become smoke-free. This interactive app is developed using proven quit strategies and tools to help change behavior and assist you with giving up smoking. 

      • Smokefree Teen QuitSTART is another free smartphone app to help track your cravings and moods, monitor your progress, identify your smoking triggers, and upload personalized “pick me ups” and reminders to use during challenging times to help you successfully become and stay smokefree."

      • Visit Healthline for a list of additional recommended apps