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Nicotine is a highly addictive drug found in all forms of tobacco from cigarettes and cigars to chewing tobacco, snuff or hookah. We understand—quitting is a hard. So we’re to help you! We offer a variety of tobacco cessation resources to help students quit.
Free Access to a Quit Coach
Through confidential email communication, you will receive individual support as you contemplate quitting, begin quitting or need help along the way.
Julie Lucking, a MAX Center staff member, is an experienced “quit coach” who was trained at the Mayo Clinic. As a previous smoker, Julie can relate to many of the fears and anxiety people experience when preparing to quit. She can offer you empathy along with crucial tips and support that will guide you towards success in quitting.
Contact Julie at: WantToQuit@macalester.edu
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
A month’s supply of nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges is available at Health and Wellness Center for no cost to students during Spring Semester, 2015. Make an appointment at HWC to create your quit plan.
Quit Smoking Texts
Sign up for weekly text messages that inform, motivate, and inspire you to stick with your quit. Text ‘QUITNOW’ to 77199 for weekly messages. Message and data rates may apply. To stop receiving texts at any time, text ‘STOP’ to 77199.
Aetna Student Health insurance offers resources for plan members
Find out more at aetnastudenthealth.com/smokeout