Tobacco Free Programs

Want to be Tobacco Free?

On Campus Resources 

  • Freshstart is the American Cancer Society's free tobacco cessation program. Freshstart is comprised of 4 one-hour group sessions over the course of 4 weeks.
  • This program is open to all members of the VSU community.
  • For additional information or to request a series contact: Mark Williams, mfwillia@valdosta.edu, 229-259-5111

USG/Employee Assistance

  • The University System of Georgia is offering for employees and spouses enrolled in a USG healthcare plan the FREEDOM FROM SMOKING ONLINE for FREE! 
  • The USG healthcare plan provides coverage for most over-the-counter items and prescription tobacco cessation products. When prescribed by a physician, there is a 0% co-pay for these products.
  • USG Quit Resources 
  • Tobacco Use Status 
  • Additional Resources 

Online/Phone Resources

  • The Georgia Quitline 1-877-270-7867 is free and available to students and employees.