Help Me Quit

Illinois Quit Line  

1-866-QUIT-YES   The Illinois Tobacco Quitline is a FREE resource for tobacco users who want to quit for good. Our registered nurses, respiratory therapists, and certified tobacco-treatment counselors are on call 7 days a week, 7AM-11PM to answer all your tobacco-related questions and provide the support you need to break the habit. Habla español? We serve a diverse client base, with Spanish-speaking counselors and live translation services for more than 200 languages. http://quityes.org/

Be Tobacco Free

This is a government program designed to educate and assist tobacco users of all types to quit. http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/

Freedom From Smoking® Online 

FFS Online, is a program specifically designed for adults, like you, who want to quit smoking. It's an adaptation of the American Lung Association's gold standard, group clinic that has helped thousands of smokers to quit for good http://www.ffsonline.org/

Mobile Apps

  • QuitGuide provides insight into what to expect when you quit.
  • NCI QuitPal supports smokers working to become smoke free.
  • QuitSTART provides tips to use during cravings.
Additional Opportunities for Students

Student Counseling Services

Pick up your free cessation kit from Student Counseling Services in SCB 2400.

Additional Opportunities for Full-Time Employees

Medical Assistance

Full-time employees can receive two separate 90 day supplies of cessation medication through Blue Cross Blue Shield

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Contact HR to request an EAP packet.

Professional Development Courses

Check for on-campus cessation opportunities offered as Professional Development Courses. Register in the Professional Development/Training (PD/T) system.

Additional Opportunities for Part-Time Employees

Professional Development Courses

Check for on-campus cessation opportunities offered as Professional Development Courses. Register in the Professional Development/Training (PD/T) system.