Resources for Students
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
For class schedule call 816-325-7803
Jackson County Health Department
313 S. Liberty
North Kansas City Hospital – Smoking Cessation
2800 Clay Edwards Drive
Kansas City, MO
Give Up Tobacco. Kicking the tobacco habit is tough. Our program uses Mayo Clinic materials to help you stop. This is an ongoing class; join anytime.
For class information: Mary Valla at 816-691-5195
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission — Freedom from Smoking
9100 W. 74th St.
Shawnee Mission, KS
7 week – 8 sessions, $35
For class schedule: adventhealthkc.com/events or 913-676-7777, press No. 1 for class registration desk
St. Luke’s Hospital — Quit Smoking
Center for Health Enhancement
4200 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
For more information:
– National Cancer Institute Smoking Quitline: 877-44U-QUIT (877-448-7848)
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 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit http://www.youcanquit.org/.
Sponsored by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and provided by the American Cancer Society, this quit line offers screening, counseling, support materials and referrals for tobacco cessation assistance (based on an individual’s readiness to quit). Services are offered in both English and Spanish. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit KCQuit.org.
National Cancer Institute
Free telephone support is offered 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
American Lung Association
7 a.m.-9 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday
Lung Help Line 1-800-LUNGUSA
Freedom from Smoking
Electronic Cigarettes Info