Tobacco Cessation

Stopping smoking or tobacco use is not easy. The addictive nature of cigarettes and chewing tobacco is extremely strong. Fortunately, the university offers programs to support you—emotionally and financially—in your efforts to quit.

UI Policies and Resources

 Includes information and maps regarding the Tobacco Free Campus Policy

liveWELL

liveWELL's free one-on-one Health Coach Service can assist in tobacco cessation and other lifestyle improvements. When working in conjunction with a health coach, UI employees can receive reimbursement for receipts totaling up to $500 for nicotine replacement therapy or other smoking cessation medications. For assistance email liveWELL or call 319-353-2973.

Quitline Iowa

Quitline Iowa is a toll-free statewide smoking cessation telephone counseling line. Trained counselors provide individuals with assistance in stopping smoking: 800-QUIT-NOW or 800-784-8669.

Additional Resources

American Cancer Society: Guides to quitting, research and fact sheets.
American Heart Association: Guides to quitting, tips for ex-smokers, stress management strategies.
American Lung Association: Stop smoking guide.

BecomeanEX.org: free digital resource to help tobacco users quit. This resource includes an active social community, text and email messaging support, expert guidance and interactive quitting tools.

 

Contact Information

liveWELL

Campus Address
E119 CRWC
Mailing Address

E119 Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
309 South Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242-2010
United States