Smoking Cessation Program

UMB understands that quitting smoking is hard.

To encourage smoking cessation, UMB provides a variety of resources internally and from the State of Maryland at no cost to our employees.

Participate in the Great American Smokeout!

Are you ready to quit?

The Great American Smokeout is Nov. 17. Are you considering quitting but trying to navigate how to commit? Whether you make Nov. 21 your quit date or you’re still thinking about quitting, there are strategies and tips to help you through the difficult process.

Your health care provider offers FREE health coaching and smoking cessation resources. Discounted programs for smoking cessation also are offered. And nicotine patches and nicotine gum, to help you on your journey, may be covered through your state of Maryland benefits and prescription vendor. (Some generic brands may be covered with a prescription and do not require a co-pay.)

Launch Your Life, a work life and wellness program for UMB staff and faculty, includes stress management resources and relaxation activities that is available to relieve stress. Click here for more details.

Your health care provider also offers smoking cessation resources. Find yours below!




Other Smoking Cessation Resources

And don’t stop there — other smoking cessation resources include but are not limited to:

• American Cancer Society

• American Lung Association

• Maryland Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW or It is available 24/7

Employee Assistance Program