Smoking and Tobacco Cessation
To facilitate the health, safety, and wellbeing of SSU Students and the campus community,
Sonoma State University is a smoke and tobacco free campus.
If you smoke or use tobacco, or if you know someone who might benefit from quit assistance, the following hotlines and web resources can help. Most are free or cost very little. Most health insurance plans also offer smoking cessation tools and incentives.
- California Smoker’s Helpline
- www.nobutts.org 1-800-NO BUTTS; TDD/TTY 1-800-933-4833 services offered in multiple languages. M-F: 7 am to 9 pm; Sat: 9 am to 1 pm. Services include free self-help materials and one on one phone counseling.
- National Institutes of Health
- http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/tobacco/smoking National Hotline - 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7878) English/ Spanish, M-F: 8am-8pm Eastern Time.
Go to http://smokefree.gov/smokefreetxt to sign up for Smoke Free Text, mobile text messaging service providing 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers quit. There’s no fee for this service, but your cell plan’s message and data rates may apply. If you pay for individual texts, this program may not be right for you
- LiveHelp Chat Get information and advice about quitting smoking through a confidential online text chat with an information specialist from NCI's Cancer Information Service - Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time: LiveHelp
- Centers for Disease Control information, tools & links to other resources at all of the following sites:
- American Cancer Society Guide to Quitting smoking
- American Lung Association stop smoking site
- Why & how to quit information and gateway to other Lung Association quit assistance options:
- American Lung Association on-line quit program
- Free preview; $15 fee to sign up.
- On-line multi-focal smoking cessation site originally developed through research conducted by Boston University. http://www.quitnet.com/qnhomepage.aspx