Find freedom from tobacco with this new program

December 22, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources, ,

Thinking of quitting tobacco as a new year’s resolution? There probably isn’t a better way to improve your health in 2023. 

Quitting tobacco is difficult, but also doable. If you intend to use the new year as your inspiration, help is available.

MHealthy’s Tobacco Consultation Service (TCS) has partnered with the American Lung Association to offer Freedom From Smoking®. This eight-week program helps you develop a plan of action that leads to your quit day. You’ll also get the support you need to remain tobacco-free for life.

Register now for January’s virtual group

Virtual (Zoom) classes take place from 1 – 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays between Jan. 4 and Feb. 15, 2023.

To register for this FREE program, call TCS at 734-998-6222.

You’ll learn:

  • How to know if you’re really ready to quit
  • About FDA-approved cessation medications that can increase your success
  • Lifestyle changes to make quitting easier
  • How to prepare for your quit day
  • Coping strategies for managing stress and avoiding weight gain
  • How to develop a new self-image
  • How to stay tobacco-free for good

More ways to get support

MHealthy’s Tobacco Consultation Service (TCS) is always available to help you. It offers free, one-on-one employee assistance. Certified counselors can help you plan a quit date, explain how your body will react to nicotine withdrawal, offer coping strategies and provide encouragement for those tough days.

U-M also supports its Tobacco-Free University Premises policy. View for more information about the policy and to find additional support and tools to assist you on your tobacco-free journey.