Please find listed below health and wellness resources available to eligible OSU faculty, staff and students.

Tobacco Cessation Support

PEBB-eligible employees can receive support through several programs. Learn more.

  • Members in PEBB Statewide, Providence Choice, or Moda plans can call Quit for Life at 1-866-QUIT-4-LIFE (1-866-784-8454). There is also a chat feature. 
  • Members in a Kaiser Permanente plan can call the "Talk With a Health Coach" service at 1-503-286-6816 or 1-866-301-3866 (toll free) and select option 2.

PEBB benefits provide comprehensive support to quit through no-cost access to:

  • Consultations with a trained quit coach who knows how tough it can be to quit and ways to help individuals stay or get back on track
  • Materials to help individuals plan and stick to a personalized quit program
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Coverage of certain prescribed medications to help in the process of quitting

PacificSource, the health plan provider for graduate students, fellows and post-doctoral scholars provides assistance through Quit for Life here.

Student Health Services (SHS) also offers support to students, faculty and staff through the SHS TOBACCO CESSATION PROGRAM. The program includes:

  • Free nicotine gum or patches.
  • Visits with a Tobacco Cessation Coach to discuss:
    • NRT options and dosage
    • Quit date preparation 
    • Post-quit date strategies
    •  And more!

Services are confidential and free to Oregon State students. Faculty and staff services are $20 for initial visit, $10 for additional visits. If individuals are not ready to meet with a health educator, the Wellness department at SHS has a variety of brochures and educational materials available for students, faculty and staff to assist with tobacco cessation.

PEBB

Kaiser Permanente

Providence

OSU

Weight Watchers At Work

  • Contact: OSU meeting leader is Kimberley Halchishick at her email.