Printed on: 05/20/2018. Please go to http://policy.umn.edu for the most current version of the Policy or related document.

APPENDIX TO POLICY

Tobacco Cessation Resources: Twin Cities

The following cessation resources are available to assist smokers who wish to quit.

Resources for Students

These programs are administered by Boynton Health Service.

Resource Description Location
Quit and Win An incentive based cessation contest to help tobacco users quit for one month. The contest will be offered periodically and students will be notified of the availability via email and other marketing venues.
Nicotine Dependence Counseling Meet with a counselor to discuss methods for quitting that meets your needs. http://www.bhs.umn.edu/east-bank-clinic/nicotine-counseling.htm
Nicotine Replacement Therapy Options Includes nicotine patches, gum and lozenges.

Note that student must first see the Nicotine Dependence Counselor prior to access these items at no cost.

Available over the counter at Boynton Pharmacy; no out-of pocket cost to students
Prescription Medication Options Includes Chantix, Welbutrin

Note that students must see a Boynton Health Service provider for a prescription and dose monitoring.

Boynton Health Service Pharmacy

Resources for Employees

These programs are administered by the Office of Human resources Wellness Program in consultation with the Benefits Advisory Committee.

Resource Description Location
Quit and Win An incentive based cessation contest to help tobacco users quit for one month. The contest will be offered periodically and faculty and staff will be notified of the availability via email and other marketing venues.
Nicotine Dependence Health Coaching for UPlan Members Offered at Boynton Health Service at no cost to the employee as part of the Face-to-Face Health http://www.bhs.umn.edu/east-bank-clinic/nicotine-counseling.htm
Nicotine Replacement Therapy Options for UPlan Members Includes nicotine patches, gum and lozenges. http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/benefits/pharmacy/index.html
Prescription Medication Options for UPlan Members Includes Chantix,Welbutrin Boynton Health Service or your healthcare provider
Telephone Health Coaching
For UPlan members
Employees are able to work with a telephone health coach on a variety of health topics including tobacco cessation  
Medica Tobacco Cessation Program for UPlan members Confidential counseling with a trained cessation counselor and it includes goal setting and self-help materials.
Participants can receive over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy at no additional cost.
http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/wellness/tobacco/program/index.html
Staywell Health Management Online Healthy Living Smoke Free Program for UPlan members A six- week personalized resource to help with smoking cessation. It includes weekly to-do lists and a daily progress track to help provide support and additional information while the participant is trying to quit. http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/wellness/tobacco/program/index.html
Quit Plan This cessation program is open to all Minnesota residents 18 years and over who use any type of tobacco product.

Program options include:
Telephone counseling
Access to free or reduced cost over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy (i.e., the patch, gum)

1-800-354-PLAN(7526)
Online resources: https://www.quitplan.com/

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