- Students can enroll in Quitworks through Student Health Services. 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.
- Download the Why I Smoke Test & Quit Tips
Make Smoking History
Improve your chances of quitting smoking, vaping, or other tobacco products through approved medicine and free counseling. Enroll online to get 8 weeks free nicotine patches and help to quit.
The Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline is open for calls: Seven days a week, 24 hours a day (holiday hours may vary). You can call the Helpline back as often as you want as you quit smoking!
Spanish: 1-800-8-Déjalo (1-800-833-5256)
Other languages: 1-800-784-8669 to connect with interpreter service
Prefer to access the Helpline online? If you prefer an online quitting option, you can now enroll online to access email, text, chat, web-based materials, and online quit progress tracking through the helpline website.
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.
This is Quitting (truth initiative)
This is Quitting is a free and confidential texting program for young people who vape. Text “VapeFreeMass” to 88709 to get started! In partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
MyLifeMyQuit (National Jewish Health)
For teens and young adults who want help quitting all forms of tobacco, including vaping. MyLifeMyQuit has youth coach specialists trained to help young people by phone or text. Call or text "Start My Quit" to 855-891-9989 for free and confidential help. For more information or to sign up online, visit mylifemyquit.com.
T-Break: a guide to help support you on a cannabis tolerance break (University of Vermont)
Tools & Tips: Learn about different tools to help you quit and how to use them (NIH)
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