Tobacco Cessation

At Health Promotion, we are committed to providing and identifying resources to support the efforts of tobacco users to quit. We recommend a combination of strategies including but not limited to self-help quit guides, in-person and telephone counseling and support, and medications.

Students can meet with a tobacco treatment specialist to develop an individualized treatment plan.  Email healthy@gatech.edu

Students, staff, and faculty can participate in the American Lung Association, Freedom From Smoking®. The 8 sessions are delivered by a Georgia Tech, American Lung Association-trained facilitator in a small-group setting.  Email healthy@gatech.edu  Online version is available for staff and faculty. Email healthy@gatech.edu

Georgia Tobacco Quit Line:  A free and confidential service available to assist Georgians with quitting smoking and all forms of tobacco.  Call 1-877-270-STOP (877-270-7867)

Self - Help Quitting Guides

  • Quit Kits can be requested online.  The kits offer a range of items to assist students, staff, and faculty with efforts to quit using tobacco products. 
  • Tobacco Use Stops Here:  Stamps Health Services’ Pinterest board with tips to be tobacco free.
  • In-person and telephone counseling and support 

 

Medications

  • Over the counter (OCT) nicotine replacement (NRT) products include skin patches, chewing gum, and lozenges; all are available for students, staff, and faculty to purchase at the Stamps Health Services Pharmacy.
  • Chantix (varenicline tartrate) and Zyban (buproprion) are two medicines that do not contain nicotine and are FDA approved smoking cessation products. Both are available in tablet form on a prescription-only basis, for students, at Stamps Health Services.

In-Person and Telephone Support

  • Students can meet with a tobacco treatment specialist to develop an individualized treatment plan. Email cessation@gatech.edu
  • Students, staff and faculty can participate in the American Lung Association, Freedom From Smoking®. The 8 sessions are delivered by a Georgia Tech, American Lung Association-trained facilitator in a small-group setting.  Email cessation@gatech.edu  Online version is available for staff and faculty. Email cessation@gatech.edu
  • Georgia Tobacco Quit Line:  A free and confidential service available to assist Georgians with quitting smoking and all forms of tobacco.  Call 1-877-270-STOP (877-270-7867)