The college is committed to support all students and employees who wish to stop using smoke-producing tobacco products. Assistance to students, faculty and staff is available through Human Resources and Student Services. Please contact either of these departments for information regarding on and off campus cessation programs and services.
Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT )
In late 2011, the judgment of a class action lawsuit entitled Scott v. American Tobacco Company ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a statewide 10-year smoking cessation program to benefit more than 200,000 Louisiana smokers who are members of the plaintiff class (the “Scott Class”). A court-established and court-supervised smoking cessation program to benefit Louisiana residents who began their smoking habit before September 1, 1988.
If you are approved as a MEMBER of the SCOTT class, SCT will arrange for you to receive, AT NO COST, any of the following cessation services:
- cessation medications
- individual / group cessation counseling
- telephone quit-line support, and/or intensive cessation support services.
Quit With Us Louisiana
Quit with Us, Louisiana is a one stop site full of contacts, resources, and helpful hints. You can enroll on-line or call now 1-800-QUIT-NOW
American Lung Association/Cessation Programs
To help adult smokers quit, the American Lung Association offers Freedom From Smoking® and the Not-On-Tobacco®, or N-O-T program for 14-19y/o. Follow the link to get started today! By using these services, evidence suggests that you will increase the success rate of your attempts to stop smoking, and successfully quit – for good!