LiveWell: Office of Health Education, Promotion, and Wellness
- Students, faculty, and staff can enroll in Quitworks through Student Health Services; enrollment forms are available at the Health Services office, LiveWell: Office of Health Education, Promotion, & Wellness and from the UMass Dartmouth Peer Health Educators. Quitworks is a free state-sponsored smoking cessation program that provides private telephone couseling with a quit smoking coach and two weeks of nicotine replacement therapy.
- Students will be encouraged to make appointments with Student Health Services for individual counseling and the review and prescribing of smoking cessation medications. Faculty and staff are encouraged to make appointments with their healthcare providers for the same. Current law requires these visits and the prescriptions to be considered as preventative visits and to have no co-pay.
- Download the Why I Smoke Test & Quit Tips
Trytostop.org offers online information and an interactive Quit Wizard which produces a Quit Plan and Quit Calendar tailored to meet your needs. This site is part of the Try-To-STOP TOBACCO Resource Center of Massachusetts, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
You can also receive support through the Smoker's Quitline at 1.800.TRY.TO.STOP. The Smoker's Quitline provides: information about quitting, individual support to help you quit smoking, referrals to quit smoking programs in your area, and self-help materials. All services are free. The Smoker's Quitline is a program of the American Cancer Society's New England Division, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Make Smoking History
Listen to ex-smokers' stories and locate online and local quit smoking resources. All services are free. Make Smoking History is a project of the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program, part of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Become an EX
The EX Plan is a free quit smoking program that helps you re-learn your life without cigarettes. Before you actually stop smoking, Become an EX will show you how to deal with the very things that trip up so many people when they try to quit smoking. So you'll be more prepared to quit and stay quit. Become an EX is a project of the National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation.
A free online, interactive program developed by the Boston University School of Public Health. This program blends proven scientific methods with web technology to customize a smoking cessation program for you. It provides tools to help you quit, ex-smoker to smoker support, timely emails and lots more. This site also maintains a directory of smoking cessation programs (classes) and many more helpful links.
Smoking Cessation Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A variety of helpful smoking cessation resources, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
SmokefreeTXT is a mobile text messaging program that provides 24/7 tips, advice, and encouragement to help you quit smoking.