Tobacco Free

Cessation Resources

A 2008 study published by the National Institutes of Health finds the risk of death from diseases caused by smoking, including lung cancer, heart disease, stroke and respiratory disease, drops dramatically after sustained periods of cessation.

A 2009 study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, at the National Institutes of Health, suggests that it can take up to 12 months -- post quitting -- before the amount of nicotinic receptors in the brain return to the level of a non-smoker.

Below are on-campus and off-campus smoking cessation resources:

Employee resources
Student resources

Services recommended by the Minnesota Department of Health