MIT employees and family members with an MIT Medical PCP and MIT students and affiliates with Extended Plan coverage (age 19 and older) can receive up to two free, 90-day supplies of generic, over-the-counter nicotine patches and nicotine gum per calendar year with a prescription from an MIT Medical provider. Many other insurance plans also provide nicotine replacement at no cost.
Members of the MIT Community are eligible for free, telephone-based, quit-smoking counseling sessions and a free supply of tobacco-treatment medication. For details on the program, visit Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program (MTCP). For a referral, talk to your MIT Medical PCP, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MyLife Services Smoking Cessation Outreach Program
For faculty, staff, postdocs, and family members:
MIT MyLife Services’ Smoking Cessation Outreach Program offers free and confidential quit-smoking counseling for MIT faculty, staff, postdocs, and their family members, regardless of insurance coverage. For additional information or to speak to a counselor, call MyLife Services at 844-405-5433, email info@MITMyLifeServices.com, or visit MIT MyLifeServices. MyLifeServices counselors are available 24/7 to assist with your concerns.
Concerns about cannabis/marijuana
- Students: Learn more about the Alcohol & Other Drug Services Office at MIT, and fill out an appointment request form.
- Employees and postdocs: Get counseling and support from MIT MyLife Services, a free, confidential resource.
For general information, contact Community Wellness at email@example.com.