Purchase will make every reasonable effort to assist students, faculty and staff who wish to stop or reduce their use of tobacco products. It will promote awareness of evidence-based tobacco-cessation resources through a multifaceted outreach campaign.
Depending on your health insurance, students can inquire about cessation, reduction tools and treatment, including counseling and nicotine-replacement therapy, at Student Health Services. Faculty and Staff can get help through the Employee Assistance Program and from their healthcare providers.
Behavioral Health Services offers nicotine reduction support individually for students, or group workshops. Please email SAF.firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested, or call 914-351-6390.
Tobacco and Smoking Cessation Resources
American Cancer Society (QUIT FOR LIFE PROGRAM 1-800-227-2345) - Information on research, treatment, support groups and on-line chat group and smoking cessation. Also offers personalized treatment and decision feature.
American Lung Association - Provides information on latest research on environmental and health topics as well as educational programs, and news on related fronts.
Dangers of Vaping - This useful article outlines some of the dangers and health risks of Vaping and Using E-cigs.
Expert Views: E-cigarettes - E-Cigarettes seem to be everywhere these days but are they safe? Get the facts.
Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program is for adults who are ready to quit smoking. Because most people know that smoking is dangerous to their health, the program focuses almost exclusively on how to quit, not why to quit.
Health Effects of Vaping - article highlighting information about the health effects of vaping and e-cigarettes.
NY State Smokers Quitline (1-866-NY-QUITS) - Information on quitting smoking. Free starter kit including patches and gum or lozenges for eligible NYS smokers. Live telephone coaching with trained quitline specialists offering help with quit plans, online community, videos facts and tips for becoming tobacco free and staying free.
Quit Net - An on-line self-help forum for smokers with tips on how to quit smoking.
Quitter in You - Tools to quit smoking.
Smokefree - Step by step guide to quitting. Live help, mobile app that gives insight into what to expect when you quit, and how to deal with problems that may come up in your journey to be smoke free.Jen Reviews - an easy to read and well written word guide on how to quit smoking that covers EVERYTHING someone trying to quit needs to know.
Stop.Tabac - A five-part on-line smoking cessation program designed to help you kick the habit. This site was conceived and prepared by the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine of the University of Geneva. POW’R Against Tobacco - A four county coalition that was founded in 1992 to reduce the risk of tobacco-related diseases by lowering the prevalence of tobacco use in Putnam, Orange, Westchester and Rockland Counties.
The Foundation for a Smokefree America - A non-profit organization whose mission is to educate people of all ages about smoking and tobacco use. This site offers tips on how to quit smoking along with educational materials and research on tobacco use.
Tobacco Resources Online - A library of resources and links including online fact sheets about tobacco use
Tobacco Cessation Treatment Facilities
WestMed - Join Westmed Medical Group in New Rochelle and the American Lung Association for an eight-week quit smoking program.
Tobacco Free Colleges
Tobacco Free College Campuses - An interesting narrative on college campuses and the tobacco free movement.