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Cessation Resources

Cessation Products

The Student Health Center Pharmacy stocks a variety of smoking cessation products, including prescription medications and over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy products such as nicotine patches and gum.

Most insurance plans cover prescribed smoking cessation products and other preventive options. Check with your provider for plan specific details.

Students can make an appointment at the Student Health Center to see a primary care provider for any questions regarding their medical options for tobacco cessation.


The Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) is a free resource for all Tennessee residents to connect with a quit coach to serve as a guide through the process. Online support is also available.

Become an Ex is a free resource as a result of a collaboration between the Mayo Clinic and the Truth Initiative. It has support for planning and executing a quit attempt.

SmokeFreeTXT is a free text messaging resource that offers 24/7 encouragement and advice.

Visit Healthline for a list of additional recommended apps.

Local Area

Summit Medical Group offers free Fit to Quit smoking cessation group classes. Class locations include Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Greeneville, and Jefferson City. For more information about classes and registration, call 865-212-2281 or email


Benefit eligible employees can utilize the following resources: