Help Quitting

Support for ALL students, faculty and staff

You’re much more likely to quit when you get help and support from a trained coach or counselor. Here are some ways they can help:

  • Individualized phone, email and text support
  • Face-to-face counseling or a visit with your doctor
  • Cessation groups
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapies

Tobacco Cessation Health Coverage in Minnesota 2019 (PDF)

Resources to help you quit

Student Health Services

Minnesota State University, Mankato Health Education Office (100 Carkoski Commons) provides free quit kits for students, faculty and staff 

  • Students can pick up at the Health Education Office
  • Faculty and Staff can request via email to be delivered via intracampus mail or delivered to your office

Lower-cost nicotine replacement therapies are available for students to purchase at the Student Health Services Pharmacy.


Everyone in Minnesota has access to free phone coaching to quit tobacco, even if you're uninsured. 

Call QUITPLAN at 1-888-354-7526

Blue Cross Members

Health Partners Members

Preferred One Members

Freedom From Smoking

The American Lung Association’s free quit smoking program

American Cancer Society

24 hour phone counseling, 7 days a week


A free quit smoking program

State and National resources, free materials, and beneficial quitting advice

A smoke free social network designed to help people quit smoking. Features online social support, personalized goal and progress tracking technologies. 

Quitting e-cigarettes

This innovative and free text message program was created with input from teens, college students and young adults who have attempted to, or successfully, quit e-cigarettes.