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Events & Tobacco Cessation Resources

Quitting or reducing tobacco use can be hard and is different for each person.  Tobacco Free UC is here to provide support and resources for students, faculty and staff who are thinking about qutting or who are ready to quit.

Below are various events and cessation offerings in group and one-on-one settings.  If you require any accommodations or other assistance to participate in any of these programs, please contact tobaccofree@uc.edu.

Cessation Offerings

Freshstart Sessions

Freshstart is designed by the American Cancer Society to help participants plan a successful quit attempt.  These sessions meet participants where they are while being in a supportive group setting. Attending all sessions increases one's chance to succeed!
 
Participants learn interactively about effective strategies to help them prepare for a successful quit attempt.  Below are the themes for the sessions.
  • Decide to Quit
  • Plan to Quit
  • Your Quit Day
  • Staying Quit

One-on-one and group sessions are available to faculty, staff and students upon request.

  • Confidential, individualized and FREE sessions.
  • Open to the UC Community (faculty, staff and students)! Loved ones are welcome to join for any session.
  • Includes FREE Participant Resource Packet and Quit Kit
  • Times don't work for you, want more information, or have questions?  Email tobaccofree@uc.edu or call (513) 556-0116. 

Upcoming Events

Check out and join the various events around UC.  Stay tuned for upcoming events!

Tobacco Free UC Turns 3!

May 1, 2020

Tobacco Free UC policy celebrates being in effect for 3 years. Do you or another Bearcat want to quit or reduce your tobacco use? Check out the cessation resources and FAQs at http://bit.ly/tobaccofreeuc

Event Snapshots

Check out the images below from various Tobacco Free UC events!

Kick Butts Day - March 21, 2018

The Tobacco Free UC T. rex traveled around the Main and Medical campuses to let people know about Kick Butts Day and the Tobacco Free UC policy and resources.

T. rex at MSB
T Rex. at McMicken
T Rex. at Medical Sciences Building
T. rex at French West Hall
T. rex at MSB
T. rex with OneStop team
T. rex at West Charlton
T. rex and Bearcats

Bearcats Block Party - April 6, 2018

Bearcat at Tobacco Free UC table
Student with Tobacco Free UC frame
Student 2 with Tobacco Free UC frame
President Pinto with Be Well UC team

Spring Fling at UC Clermont - April 11, 2018

Dean Bauer with T. rex
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One Year Celebration - June 27, 2018

Tobacco Free UC T.rex with staff
Tobacco Free UC T.rex on smoothie bike
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with Civic Garden Center
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with student
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with staff member
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with staff
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with staff member
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with staff member
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with staff member
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with staff member
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with student
Tobacco Free UC T.rex with student

If you're not ready to quit but want more information about other
tobacco cessation resources, click the buttons below!