Tobacco Cessation

Wright State University is committed to assisting smokers and tobacco users who choose to quit or cease tobacco use.

Starting in 2017, the university is offering a variety of cessation tools to assist our faculty and staff.

These tools are free, unless otherwise indicated.


Free Tobacco Cessation Group Classes - 2017

Location

Facilitator

Length

Dates/Times

Wright State Dayton Campus
111 Medical Sciences Bldg

Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County

PHDMC General Flyer

5 weeks of 1-hour classes

(Minimum of 8 people needed to make the class.)

Starts Thursday, February 8, 2018
4 - 5 pm

Dayton Metro Area:

Kettering Medical Center
Miami Valley Hospital

Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County

Kettering Flyer 
Miami Valley Flyer

5 weeks of 1-hour classes

Classes offered ongoing:

KMC:  Wednesdays 6:00pm
MVH: Tuesdays 6:00pm

Wright State Lake Campus
152 Dwyer Hall

WCORHA Healthcare Alliance
WELLScript Tobacco Treatment Program

Lake Campus employees please contact Doug Newton, Wellness Program Director if you are interested in tobacco cessation.  Also, please see the resources below.

 

Individual Counseling with Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and Prescription Drugs covered as Preventive Services under the WSU Anthem Health Plan

As part of health care reform, tobacco-use screening, four tobacco counseling sessions of at least 10 minutes, and FDA approved tobacco cessation medications (including both prescription medication and over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy medications) are covered at 100%.  See flyer or Anthem.com  for a complete list of medications covered.

Online Tobacco Cessation Resources through the WSU Anthem Health Plan and IMPACT Faculty & Staff Assistance Program

Anthem.com

Starting 1/1/2017, anthem.com will other an Online Wellness Toolkit powered by WebMD, which includes a Digital Health Assistant that can help members set and achieve health goals, including tobacco cessation.  Anthem.com

Impact Solutions Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

Free tobacco cessation counseling (telephonic or in person) is covered under the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program.  Also the IMPACT website has a Quit Center with tools and resources to help members quit tobacco. Visit this webpage for instructions on how to access the IMPACT website and their phone number.

Ohio Tobacco Quit-Line 1-800-784-8669

Telephone-based coaching and support, including nicotine replacement therapy medications. Free for those not insured, otherwise there is an individual fee.  Ohio Quit-Line website.

Other Online Resources for Tobacco Cessation

For more information, contact Doug Newton, Wellness Program Director doug.newton@wright.edu, 937-775-5256