The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Office of Human Resources Division of Finance and Administration

Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco Cessation Resources

  • The Collegiate Recovery Program are non-clinical services to help students work through the process of recovery from addictive behaviors such as substance abuse. It is an opportunity to find support by connecting with fellow students who are also going through recovery. It is also a way to connect with professional help if needed. For more information call the Collegiate Recovery Program at 956-665-2674.
  • Center for Disease Control - Quitting Smoking
    • For support in quitting, including free quit coaching, a free quit plan, free educational materials, and referrals to local resources, visit webpage or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
    • What You Need to Know About Quitting
    • I'm ready to quit
      • Start Your Quit Plan
      • Social Support
      • Free 24/7 Smokefree TXT
        • SmokefreeTXT is a mobile text messaging service designed for adults and young adults across the United States who are trying to quit smoking. The program was created to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers quit smoking.
      • Free QuitGuide Mobile App
        • This free app that helps you understand your smoking patterns and build the skills needed to become and stay smokefree. New to QuitGuide in 2016 is the ability to track cravings by time of day and location. Get inspirational messages for each craving you track, which keep you focused and motivated on your smokefree journey.