Members of the MIT Community are eligible for free, telephone-based coaching sessions to quit smoking, vaping, or using nicotine products. They can also receive a free supply of tobacco-treatment medication (gum, patches, or lozenges). For details and to enroll, 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 Support for Tobacco Cessation
For faculty, staff, postdocs, and their household members:
MIT MyLife Services provides free and confidential help for quitting cigarettes and other tobacco products (e.g., e-cigarettes, vape pens, Juul). MyLife Services can assist in creating a plan to quit, identifying your triggers, and developing a relapse prevention plan. MyLife Services also provides confidential consultations to co-workers and household members as they support others who are quitting.
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.
Smokers’ Helpline: 800-TRY-TO-STOP (800-879-8678)
American Cancer Society Quitline: 800-227-2345
Massachusetts General Hospital Living Tobacco-Free Program
My Life, My Quit (information for teens; free)
Setting a quit date and making a plan
Study Suggests E-cigarettes Cause More Harm Than Good
Truth Initiative (information on quitting e-cigarettes; free)
Craving to Quit (Free subscriptions available from Community Wellness while supplies last. Request a subscription: firstname.lastname@example.org)