Tobacco Free Living
Help to Stop Using Tobacco
University Health Services provides the following tobacco cessation resources to students.
UHS Health Education and Wellness offers students individual consultation with a tobacco cessation specialist. Students can speak with a professional health educator, develop a cessation plan, and receive personalized referral resources. To make an appointment with UHS Health Education and Wellness call 617-287-5680. Services provided by UHS Health Education and Wellness are included in the student health fee.
Students who are interested in learning about pharmacological treatment for tobacco dependence can make an appointment with a UHS General Medicine health care provider by calling 617-287-5660. Services provided by UHS General Medicine may be covered by insurance and are subject to individual copays, coinsurance and deductibles. Please consult your medical insurance plan or policy to determine your coverage.
Visit ourhttp://umb.libguides.com/tobacco Tobacco and Health LibGuide more additional eduational and informational resources
Students with Aetna Student Health can access the Quit & Fit Program™ , please click here to learn more.
Massachusetts coverage for tobacco cessation services - learn more here
- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health web site “Trytostop.org” offers interactive, online tools to help smokers quit.
- MyLastDip.com offers a series of FREE unique Web-based interventions that have been designed to help chewing tobacco users quit for good.
- SmokeFree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
- Massachusetts Smokers Helpline : 1-800-Quit-Now (1-800-784-8669)
- Aetna Student Health offers tobacco cessation to students with the student health plan
Smoking cessation counselors from the National Cancer Institute are available to answer smoking-related questions in English or Spanish, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Call from anywhere: 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848)
Smokefree.gov: Quit Guide
From those of us at Smokefree.gov: Congratulations! You are taking the first step to quitting cigarette smoking. We wrote this guide with the help of ex-smokers and experts. It can help you prepare to quit and support you in the days and weeks after you quit. It also describes problems to expect when you quit. Being prepared can help you through the hard times.
Become An EX Smoker | A Free Quit Smoking Program to Help You Stop Smoking
The EX Plan is a free quit smoking program, one that can show you a whole new way to think about quitting. It's based on personal experiences from ex-smokers as well as the latest scientific research from the experts at Mayo Clinic.
Smokefree Women: Quit Guide
We wrote this guide with the help of ex-smokers and experts. It can help you prepare to quit and support you in the days and weeks after you quit. It also describes problems to expect when you quit. Being prepared can help you through the hard times
The Web site was created by the Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences of the National Cancer Institute
Smokefree.gov: Learn About Topics Related to Quitting
Learn About Topics Related to Quitting
Smokefree.gov: Smoking Cessation Research Studies
There are currently more than 600 smoking cessation research studies going on around the world to help determine the best, most effective ways to help people stop smoking and stay quit. Although the studies on this page have been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the studies are conducted by researchers outside of NIH, usually at universities or medical schools. You can find out more information about each study by clicking on the links provided.
If you are looking for a way to stop smoking, participating in a research study may be right for you. People in research studies can receive new treatments before they are widely available and can play a more active role in their health care and treatment.
- Smokefree.gov: Find Tools to Help You Quit
Tools to Help You Quit
At MyLastDip, we offer a family of unique research-tested, self-help programs designed specifically to help chewing tobacco users quit for good.
A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: What It Means to You
This easy-to-read, 20-page booklet summarizes the 700+ page Surgeon General's report released in December of 2010. The booklet provides practical information about the dangers of tobacco use and what people can do to quit tobacco use and protect themselves and their families from exposure to tobacco smoke