Quit Smoking Today!

  Red Devil Wellness: Lower Columbia College is a tobacco-free campus.

You can be one of the millions that successfully quit this year!
If you are a LCC Student, you're eligible to participate in the FREE Tobacco Cessation Program on campus! See our Defend & Prevent page for more info.
Learn more below.

Why quit?

There are so many benefits from quitting tobacco!

  • Quitting smoking substantially reduces the risk of cancer and many other preventable diseases!
  • Secondhand smoke is also very harmful to nonsmokers exposed to cigarette smoke.
  • Among the 250 known harmful chemicals in tobacco smoke, at least 69 can cause cancer.
  • About 54% of American children ages 3-11 are exposed to secondhand smoke.
  • If you're a PEBB member, nonsmokers don't have to pay the $25/month tobacco surcharge.
  • You'll save so much money! See how much you'll save!

Interested in quitting?

Free Quit Hotlines

  • Washington StateQuitlines
      • English: 1-800-QUITNOW
      • Spanish: 1-855-DEJELOYA
  • 1-800-LUNGUSA
  • 1-800-AC-2345
  • Asian LanguageQuitlines
      • Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin): 1-800-838-8917
      • Korean: 1-800-556-5564
      • Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440
  • Veteran Quitline: 1-855-QUITVET

Programs & Resources

  • PEBB insurance providers offer smoking cessation resources and quit plans. Contact your insurance provider today!
  • The SmartQuit Program delivers an eight-day program including a free tobacco cessation app. After the eight-day program, you get up to six months of additional support, messages, and tools to support success.
  • Sign up for SmokefreeTXT to receive encouragement, advice, and tips to help you quit.
  • The Kill the Can and Quit Smokeless Tobacco websites are dedicated to helping people quit dip, smokeless, and chewing tobacco.
  • The American Heart Association shares FAQs about quitting smoking, a financial cost of smoking calculator, smokers confidence assessment, tips, and more!
  • National Cancer Institute’s Smokefree.gov offers science-drive tools, information, and support to help you quit tobacco for good!
  • Check out the Guide to Quitting Smoking put together by the American Cancer Society.
  • Medicine such as nicotine patches, gum, lozenges, inhalers, and nasal sprays can also help you quit!

Forever tobacco-free

It is challenging to stay tobacco-free! Here are some tips to help you avoid tobacco for good!

 

 

SmartHealth Wellness Incentive

SmartHealth Wellness Incentive
Get Started Today!
Reach 2,000 points by to qualify for your wellness incentive in 2017!


Ashley Bromley, a LCC Business Student, successfully quit tobacco!
Read her inspiring story!


PEBB Program

PEBB Program


Campus Policy

Campus Smoke & Tobacco-free Policy


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Contact Red Devil Wellness

Faculty & Staff Wellness

  Sam Orth, Interim HR Manager

   360.442.2124
  sorth@lowercolumbia.edu

Gym & Fitness Center Wellness

  Jarad Miller, Fitness Center Manager

   360.442.2245
  jsmiller@lowercolumbia.edu

Student Wellness

  Justin Ford, Student Activities Program Coordinator

   360.442.2440
  jford@lowercolumbia.edu

Cafe & Dining Wellness

  Cliff Hicks, Enterprise Services Manager

   360.442.2441
  chicks@lowercolumbia.edu

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