Resources for Students

On Campus

Student Health and Wellness

Student Health and Wellness can evaluate and treat acute illnesses and stable chronic illnesses. Student Health is staffed by nurse practitioners and registered nurses with physician consultation. If a student’s health care needs cannot be met at Student Health, staff will assist the student in finding the appropriate health resources. Student Health and Wellness is a component of the Counseling, Health and Testing Center.

KC Metro Area

Independence Health Department— Freedom from Smoking

Independence, MO
Six weeks free
For class schedule: Karen VanFleet, 816-325-7185

Jackson County Health Department

313 S. Liberty
Independence, MO
For class schedule: Alisa Smith, 816-404-6413

North Kansas City Hospital — Freedom from Smoking

2800 Clay Edwards Drive
Kansas City, MO
Seven sessions during three weeks, $50
For class schedule: Sharon Ambrosi, 816-691-1688

Shawnee Mission Medical Center — Smoking Cessation Now

9100 W. 74th St.
Shawnee Mission, KS
Nine sessions, $110
For class schedule: 913-676-7777, press No. 2 for class registration desk

St. Luke’s Hospital — No Smoke

Center for Health Enhancement
4200 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
Nine one-hour sessions (for one month), $110
For class schedule: 816-932-6220 or Carol McKay, 816-932-3260

Truman Medical Center — Freedom from Smoking

2301 Holmes
Kansas City, MO
Six weeks, $30
For class schedule: Rita Mangold, 816-404-5494

Missouri Residents

Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, this quit line offers free information, consultations, counseling and an intensive telephone-based cessation program. Services include specialized materials, a quit kit and three additional calls with a dedicated specialist, and are offered in any language. Open 7 a.m.-2 a.m., seven days a week.
Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

National Programs

National Cancer Institute

Free telephone support is offered 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Call 1-877-44U-QUIT

American Lung Association

7 a.m.-9 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday
Lung Help Line 1-800-LUNGUSA

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