Wellness Committee

Events

National Smoke Out - November 18th

When: Today, Tomorrow, Forever

Who: All Faculty and Staff

What: Providing you with the information you need to stop smoking


Quit smoking kits will be distributed in WA325 from 8am - 4pm and in front of Sandellas from 9am - 12noon.


Need some motivation to stop smoking?

Check out these statistics

Smoking causes more deaths in the U.S. than AIDS, automobile accidents, homicides, suicides, drug overdoses and fires combined.

If you smoke one pack of cigarettes a day and pay $4 a pack, you could save $1,460 in one year when you quit.

Within 20 minutes of your last cigarette:

  • Your blood pressure drops to normal
  • Pulse rate drops to normal rate

Within 24 hours:

  • Chance of heart attack decreases

Within 48 hours:

  • Nerve endings in the mouth and nose start to re-grow

More stats

Benefits of Quitting

Fact Sheets

Stop Smoking Quiz


Websites

www.cdc.gov/tobacco

http://quitplan.quinet.com

www.pmusa.com/quitassist


Minnesota's Tobacco Helpline
1-877-270-STOP

Blue Cross Members
1-800-835-0704

Health Partners Members
1-800-311-1052


QuitPlan.com
Freedom From Smoking® Online
Quitting Smoking Adds Years to Your Life
Second Hand Smoke
Women and Smoking
Plan Your Quit Day
Quitting Tips

No Smoking Sign