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Appendix

Tobacco Cessation Resources: Twin Cities

Appendix to Policy

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

Resources for Students

These programs are administered by Boynton Health.

ResourceDescriptionLocation
Nicotine Dependence Counseling Meet with a counselor to discuss methods for quitting that meets your needs. Boynton Tobacco Session Counseling Website
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, Wellbutrin

Note: Students must see a Boynton Health provider for a prescription and dose monitoring.

Boynton Health Service Pharmacy
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)
Quit Plan Online resources

Resources for Employees

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

ResourceDescriptionLocation
Nicotine Dependence Health Coaching for UPlan Members Offered at Boynton Health at no cost to the employee as part of the Face-to-Face Health Coaching Program Boynton Health Coaching Program website
Nicotine Replacement Therapy Options for UPlan Members Includes nicotine patches, gum and lozenges. UPlan Pharmacy Website
Prescription Medication Options for UPlan Members Includes Chantix, Wellbutrin Boynton Health 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 Call RedBrick Health at 844-724-8636
RedBrick Health Online Journeys Need help in your journey to becoming a non-smoker? Try one of the RedBrick Health online Journeys. Journeys include "Make Your Date to Quit," "Not Ready to Quit," "Ready, Set, Stop Smoking!" "Smokeless Tobacco Takedown," "Stay on Track, Stay Quit." RedBrick Health Website
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)
Quit Plan Online resources

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