OTC is committed to providing assistance to students, staff and faculty members wanting to quit using tobacco. OTC provides on-campus resources for students as well as referrals to programs in the Springfield community. The American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking program. The ALA’s lifestyle behavior modification program incorporates:
- Stress Management Techniques
- Exercise & Nutrition Programs
- Effective Smoking Cessation Methods
- Ongoing Support Group meetings
The program is available on-campus through Counseling & Career Resources at (417) 447-6974, or through the American Lung Association in Springfield, (417) 883-7177.
Cessation Programs in the Community
If you are a tobacco user and carry health insurance coverage, most health care plans provide reimbursement benefits for those who successfully complete a tobacco cessation program. Call your insurance provider to learn more about your preventative health benefits.