Quitting tobacco use can be very challenging, but it’s not impossible. With the right information, resources, and support you can give yourself the best chance to quit for good. The Health Center at Auraria supports the students and employees on campus who want to quit using tobacco products by offering our exclusive Light Up Your Life in a New Way tobacco cessation program. If now is the time to quit for good, contact the Health Center at Auraria to support you through the quit process.
Social Smoking is no big deal
There is no known safe amount of smoking. In addition more research is relieving the harms of social smoking including decreased arty function, a sign of future heart disease.
Hookah is not harmful
Hookah smoking is not safer than cigarettes and the water in hookah does not filter out the toxic ingredients in tobacco. Because the hookah sessions are typically long users may inhale more smoke than cigarette smokers.
You only need to worry if you smoke cigarettes
There are no safe tobacco products be it cigarettes, hookah, cigars, pipes, snuff or snus.
There are many types of smokeless tobacco products including snuff (dipping) snus, and dissolvable tobacco (lozenges). All smokeless tobacco products can cause serious health consequences.
Harms of smokeless tobacco include increased risk of
There is no tobacco in e-cigarettes but that does not mean that they are safe. There have not been substantial long term studies to show the safety of e-cigarettes.
Health Center at Auraria 303-556-5216 Schedule a tobacco cessation appointment with tobacco cessation coach
MSU Denver Counseling Center 303-556-3132
CU Denver Counseling Center 303-556-4372
Calculate how much money you spend on cigarettes over a period of time smoking-calculator.com
Colorado Quitline 1-800-QUIT-NOW Free telephone tobacco cessation sessions and free nicotine patches and gum are available
COQUIT Mobile tobaccofreeco.org/quit/quit-today/coquitmobile Free text messages to give you support and coaching through your cell phone.
Smokefree TXT text the word OUIT to IQUIT(47848) from your mobile phone to sign up for encouragement, advice, and tips to help quit smoking.
My Last Dip mylastdip.com is a free web-based intervention that is designed to help young smokeless tobacco users quit.
Kill the Can killthecan.org offers free resources and tools to help dip, snuff, and chewing tobacco users quit. Along with useful information, it offers a support forum and a live quit chat room.