Resources for Students

On Campus

Student Health and Wellness

816-235-6133
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.
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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
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American Lung Association

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

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Quitter In You

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Electronic Cigarettes Info

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