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Kick Butt with Tobacco Cessation Classes!

Tobacco Free Campus: The University of Texas at Austin

The class starting on October 2, 2014 has been canceled. Seton requires a minimum of six participants, and we did not reach the minimum. If you would like to be informed when the next class is scheduled, please email Healthpoint.wellness@austin.utexas.edu.

Have you tried to quit using tobacco products before but need more support? This class will help you kick the habit and support you on a path to a healthier life!

The HealthPoint Work-life Balance and Wellness Program and RecSports have partnered with Seton Healthcare's Tobacco Education Resource Center to offer an onsite comprehensive tobacco cessation program to help UT Austin faculty and staff who want to quit using tobacco products. Trained facilitators from Seton will teach this six-week class series using the proven Mayo Clinic model.

There are several perks to participating! Up to two weeks of nicotine replacement therapy (patch, lozenge, or gum) will be provided for those who qualify. Also participants completing the series will receive a two week pass to RecSports. (No refunds will be given on prior purchases, non-transferable.)

Cost

If you attend at least the first 4 sessions, this class is FREE! If you do not attend the first four sessions, you will be billed directly by the Human Resources HealthPoint Wellness Program for the cost of the entire 6 week series ($215).

This class is paid for through University Operations and the UT Select Medical Plan. For this reason your insurance information will be shared with Seton, just as if you attended a class at their facility.

Incentive

To be eligible for the free two week pass to RecSports you must complete the entire series.

Class information and eligibility

If you are a student, University Health Services has programs tailored just for you. See more information about student tobacco cessation services.

If you have accessibility needs, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity, at least 5 days in advance of the event at 512-471-1849

For more information, please contact HealthPoint.wellness@austin.utexas.edu

Participation in HealthPoint work-life balance and wellness activities is completely voluntary. You may request time to attend wellness events using your normal department procedures for requesting flexible scheduling or accrued time-off. Parking fees are not included for HealthPoint activities. HealthPoint values and respects employees’ privacy. Personal health information, if collected during a wellness activity, is protected and kept confidential, where applicable, according to the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) regulations. Only aggregate, de-identified data is used for trending purposes.