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Appendix

Tobacco Cessation Resources: Duluth

Appendix to Policy

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

Resources for Students and Student Workers

ResourceDescriptionLocation
Tobacco Cessation Services Tobacco cessation services are available to UMD Students through Health Services. Our Cessation Specialist will work with you to provide an individualized approach to quitting. They will also be there for follow-up care and relapse prevention. To schedule an appointment with our Cessation Specialist, call UMD Health Services at (218) 726-8155
Essentia Health Tobacco Cessation Services Essentia Health employs certified tobacco treatment specialists that will meet with you and help you develop a personalized plan. Follow-up visits will be tailored to help you meet your goals. Essentia Health can also provide you with a two-week supply of over-the-counter quitting products at each visit, up to 8 weeks/year, at a $5 handling fee per order Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center
400 East Third Street
Duluth, MN 55805
218-786-2677
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 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 for UPlan Members Includes Chantix,Wellbutrin Your healthcare provider
UMD Employee Health and Wellbeing Center The UMD Employee Health and Wellbeing Center includes a Lifestyle Health Coach who can discuss ways to move toward your overall wellbeing goals in a way that is unique and meaningful to you. To schedule a meeting, call (218) 726-6753
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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