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Resources for Quitting Tobacco Use

On the Web

Oklahoma State Department of Health: Tobacco Stops with Me

Website with facts and resources about tobacco and resources specific to Oklahomans.  Resources to quit smoking, and for special populations, smokeless tobacco, and hookah.

Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline

Free coaching, tips, free nicotine replacements products, telephonic counseling and resources 

American Cancer Society

Answers to frequently asked questions about quitting tobacco and smokeless tobacco.

American Heart Association

Resources for quitting, dangers of smoking quiz.

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC)

Take part in an active study and get help to quit.  This program offers free nicotine replacement therapy, in person and over the phone counseling, ongoing support, and opportunities to participate in research.


Quit information, instant message counseling, Facebook, phone app.

Become an Ex

This site helps prepare tobacco users for a quit attempt by helping them overcome tobacco triggers and also features a thriving online community where thousands of people share advice and encouragement.

Committed Quitters

Online plan using over the counter quit aids to quit smoking.

Chantix and Zyban

Information on these prescription drugs to quit smoking

Text Message Programs


This program helps people quit smoking and stay that way.  It includes text messages, emails, and access to a personal web portal.  


SmokefreeTXT is a mobile text messaging service designed for those who are trying to quit smoking.  

On-Campus Assistance

OCU Health Clinic

Call 208-5090 for an appointment.

The OCU Health clinic will see employees by appointment for tobacco cessation.  Clinicians will discuss over the counter and prescription options as well as telephone and online resources available to help you determine the strategies that would work best for you.

For OCU Medical Plan Members

Aetna Compass and Journeys

Log in to the member portal, click "Take a Health Assessment," and complete the fifteen minute online health assessment called Compass to enroll in one of the Journeys (segment of a program) that make up the Be Tobacco Free Direction (on-line program).  Each Journey gives you tasks to choose from to help you gain the skills and confidence to Be Tobacco Free

And … you will be rewarded by Aetna with a $50 gift card for completion of your Compass and the Be Tobacco Free or any other program annually. 

Aetna CVS Minute Clinic

Is a CVS Minute Clinic convenient for you?  Minute Clinics offers the smoking cessation program Start to Stop.  No appointment necessary, take your Aetna ID and walk in with no cost to you.