There are many resources available to Auburn students, faculty, and staff who wish to quit smoking. To quit smoking is a life-changing decision and can seem daunting or even impossible, but with the help of others who care and a solid plan of action, success can be attained.
For more information about quitting, see the resources listed in the 'Tobacco' section under Health Topics in the lefthand navigation.
- The Auburn Harrison School of Pharmacy offers pharmaceutical care to individuals in our community who wish to quit smoking. The "Pack It Up" cessation program involves personal, face-to-face evaluations and planning sessions with pharmacists. Pharmacotherapy is also an available option for those who need it to facilitate their cessation process.
Appointments with Auburn pharmacists can be made by phone or email:
- The state of Alabama offers an educational and counseling service over the phone and the Internet. Alabama QUITNOW offers FREE counseling from qualified professionals, a personalized quit plan made just for you, and FREE nicotine patches for four weeks if enrolled in the counseling program. Counseling and planning are available toll free by phone or by Internet chat, and registering is easy.
Quitline is available by phone: (1-800-QUITNOW) or (1-800-784-8669)
Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm; Saturday, 9:30am-5:30pm
For more information about the services provided by Alabama QUITNOW, visit their website.
- The US government devotes an entire website to information on cessation programs and how to quit smoking. Click on the link below to get more information about the effects of smoking and how you can go smoke-free.