Cessation Services

Quitting tobacco is hard work! At SUNY Oswego we recognize that many members of our campus community have attempted to quit before or wish to quit for the first (and hopefully the last) time. Because of this we have many free or low cost resources available to tobacco users to make quitting a success. Whether you are just now starting to think about quitting or have made the decision to do so, we have resources available both on-campus at the Mary Walker Health Center and off-campus at the Oswego Health, through the NYS Quitline, Tobacco Free Network of Oswego County, and national resoures. Check out what resources may be most beneficial to you and start making tobacco something  you used to do.

Mary Walker Health Center offers:
-New York State booklets with information on how to quit and be successful with it!
– Tobacco cessation counseling
-Nicotine patches, gum, and lozenges
-Support through the Great American Smoke Out and Kick Butts events
-For more information about these services please call (315)-312-3086

Oswego Health offers:
– Smoking Cessation Classes (6:30pm-9:00pm on the first Wednesday of each month or 2:00pm-4:00pm on the second Wednesday of each month)
-Smoking Cessation Support Groups (6:00pm-7:30pm  on the second Wednesday of each month)
-For more information about these services please call (315)-349-5513

NYS Smokers Quitline offers:
-Information about how to quit
-Local services to make quitting a success
-Call toll free 1-866-697-8487

Tobacco Free Network of Oswego County offers:
-Information for tobacco free resources in Oswego County
-Contact Abby Jenkins (315)-343-2344 ext. 21 or ajenkins@cnymail.com

National Cessation Resources:
-The Center for Disease Controls Tobacco Cessation Resources
-American Heart Associations Tobacco Cessation Resources
-Smokefree.gov’s Step-By-Step Quit Guide
-Dip, Snuff, and Chewing Tobacco Quit Help
-Make Everyone Proud, Quit!

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