University of Vermont

Tobacco-Free UVM

Help to Quit

Find Help to Quit Using Tobacco

Tobacco-Free LogoThe University is committed to linking individuals with resources to help break the tobacco addiction. Interested?

Start here: 802 Quits — Find Vermont-specific help and resources, including free gum/lozenges/patches and a Vermont Quit Partner at This local service provides help online, in-person and by phone. Visit the website or call 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669).

Telephone, local, and online support are available for Vermonters looking to quit smoking or get more information.

Coaching and Support Options

  • Call 800-784-8669 (800-QUIT NOW) for free phone coaching with no strings attached.
  • Find advice, tips and resources at (For instance, figure out what type of smoker you are and sign up for regular e-mails that may help you quit.) can also link you up with nicotine replacement options (see below).
  • Faculty and Staff can find help and resources through InvestEAP. Visit their website at or call 866-660-9533.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy Can Double the Chance of Success

In addition to coaching and support, there are several nicotine replacement options available free to Vermonters who get quit coaching through This resource, offered through the Vermont Department of Health, offers free nicotine patches, gum, and lozenges to people who are looking to quit. Vermonters who sign up for free quit coaching can get home delivery of these nicotine replacement products. Read this article for more information.

The University of Vermont Medical Center's Tobacco Cessation Program

The University of Vermont Medical Center's Community Health Improvement provides classes based on the American Cancer Society's freshstart program that run 4 weeks. Classes offer information about tobacco use, nicotine replacement, stress management, and group support. Call (802) 847-6541 or visit their website for information about Ready-Set-Stop! cessation classes, ongoing support, individual coaching, and resources.

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