Students can go to their campus Health Center for help with quitting smoking.
For a list of CUNY Health and Wellness Centers click here.
All CUNY faculty and staff – and their family members – are covered within the CUNY Work/Life Program, a voluntary, free, and confidential benefit administered by Corporate Counseling Associates. CCA’s team of experienced counselors is available around the clock to help assess needs and clarify options on an array of daily-life issues, including smoking cessation. Please call 800-833-8707. You may also wish to consult the resources available at www.cuny.edu/worklife (please enter “smoking cessation” in the search box on the homepage).
Employee Smoking Cessation Program (ESCAPE)
All CUNY employees are eligible for the city-administered Employee Smoking Cessation Program (ESCAPE). Available at no charge, this program is a personalized and confidential service to meet the needs of eligible New York City employees who would like to quit smoking. Support is provided by experienced Tobacco Treatment Specialists in person or by phone. Please call 212-676-2393 for an appointment, and/or visit the website for further information.
Other Helpful Resources
American Cancer Society (1-800-227-2345)
Guide to Quitting Smoking, Guide to Quitting Smokeless Tobacco, Quit For Life Program, Helping a Smoker Quit, and more.
American Heart Association (1-800-242-8721)
American Lung Association (1-800-586-4872)
- Become an EX online quit smoking program
- The EX Program
- TRUTH Smoking Prevention
- Schroeder Institute
- Tobacco Use and Mental Health
National Cancer Institute (1-800-422-6237)