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 Service.
|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.
|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.
|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:
Online resources: https://www.quitplan.com/