Need help?

Contact the Office of Human Resources

Employee Wellness

Phone: (E) 956-665-2451

Phone: (B) 956-882-8205


Tabacco Cessation

Tobacco Cessation

UTRGV Tobacco Free Workplace Policy

Keep UTRGV Tobacco Free - Online Reporting

Members of the University community are empowered to inform others about the policy in an ongoing effort to enhance awareness and encourage policy compliance.

Tobacco Cessation Resources

UT Benefits: Tobacco Cessation Resources

  • Free Professional Counseling & Support
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
  • Medications without Nicotine

UT Employee Assistance Program

Counseling and consultative services for all types of life concerns.

UTRGV Collegiate Recovery Program

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 a 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 helps you understand your smoking patterns and build the skills needed to become and stay smoke-free. New to QuitGuide in 2016 is the ability to track cravings by the time of day and location. Get inspirational messages for each craving you track, which keep you focused and motivated on your smoke-free journey.

American Cancer Society - Guide to Quitting Smoking

American Heart Association - Quit Smoking: Information and Support Resource

American Lung Association - Stop Smoking

Want to stop smoking or help a loved one quit? We’re here for you every step of the way with tools, tips, and support. The important thing is to keep trying to quit until you quit for good.