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Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco use, including smoking, is one of the rare things in life when it’s ok to be a quitter. In fact, quitting could add years to your life. It’s not easy to stop, which is why UC and Anthem offer resources to help you quit.

Ready to Call It Quits With Tobacco?

UC Resources

Your campus may offer a local tobacco cessation program. Learn more.

Anthem Resources

You may be eligible for no-cost over-the-counter smoking cessation products (when prescribed by a doctor) and behavioral modification programs to help you quit.

For details, about covered tobacco cessation resources, call Anthem Health Guide, toll-free, at (844) 437-0486.

Do-It-Yourself Apps

These highly-rated apps can help you take charge of your habit and quit for good.

Smoke Free (free)

This is the stop smoking app that science built. Over 20 different, evidence-based, techniques to help you become—and stay—smoke free. See how much money you've saved, how many cigarettes you've not smoked, how long you’ve been smoke free, how much life you've regained and how your health is improving.

Download from Google Play or the App store.

Kwit (free)

Quit smoking for good using various game techniques, mechanics and thinking to encourage you to stop smoking.

Download from Google Play.

Livestrong MyQuit Coach

Built by the LIVESTRONG.COM team, the physician-approved MyQuit Coach app gives you a personalized plan to help you finally stop smoking, once and for all at a pace that works for you. Collect goal-based achievements to remind you of your progress, or reach out to a community of people who know firsthand how difficult it is to quit.

Download from the App store.