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Quit Tobacco

UA Life & Work Connections' Employee Wellness Program wants to support your efforts to stop tobacco use. For individual coaching and referrals to quit tobacco, call Jodi Charvoz at (520) 626-4760.  Here are some resources that can help:

The UA is now tobacco free!
This site provides information on the policy, frequently asked questions, a map of the University property boundaries, and a variety of resources for those who wish to give up smoking and tobacco products.

AshLine: Arizona Smokers' Helpline
Free telephone and Web-based services to help you quit tobacco; 1-800-556-6222"Whether you are thinking about quitting, you're ready to quit, or just working to stay quit, we can help. The Arizona Smokers' Helpline (ASHLine) provides free services in both English and Spanish. Our quit coaches are real people located right here in Arizona. Most of them are former tobacco users so they've "been there" and understand how hard it is to quit and stay quit. In addition to our free telephone-based coaching services, you can also use WebQuit. Create an account, work through activities, set goals, and monitor your progress from your own computer. WebQuit is available whenever you need support - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week."

The EX Plan is a free quit smoking program that helps you re-learn your life without cigarettes. features a free three-step quit-smoking program with discussion boards and blogs from other ex-smokers.
Smartphone Apps:
-  iPod/iPad - Call it Quits, The EX Plan
-  ANDROID - Quit Smoking, Cessation Nation

State Employee Tobacco Cessation Program
The Arizona Department of Administration; 1-866-218-6646
"Quitting tobacco is tough - Don't do it alone. As an employee of the State of Arizona, help is available at no cost to you. When you call the State Employee Tobacco Cessation Program you get:

  • Pharmacists to help choose the right medication for you
  • Expert coaches to help you set goals and quit for good
  • 24/7 support to keep you on track
  • Select medications are covered in full"

The American Lung Association
"Every year in the U.S. over 392,000 people die from tobacco-caused disease, making it the leading cause of preventable death. Another 50,000 people die from exposure to secondhand smoke. Tragically, each day thousands of kids still pick up a cigarette for the first time. The cycle of addiction, illness and death continues. What can be done to stop smoking? The American Lung Association is working to strengthen laws and policies that protect everyone from secondhand smoke and prevent young people from starting. We are also committed to helping smokers quit with our smoking cessation programs."