Tobacco-Free Living

 Education for Individuals

Last Updated: June 18, 2020
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Are You Ready To Quit Tobacco?          

Take advantage of your health benefits TODAY! 


Try one of these online resources:

TRICARE® Smoking Cessation Program External Link  TRICARE® covers:

Tobacco cessation counseling from TRICARE-authorized providers in the United States.

Tobacco cessation products are covered through home delivery or at a military pharmacy External Link

YOU CAN QUIT 2 External Link has materials for personalized quit plans; 24/7 chat with cessation coaches.

Centers for Disease Control Tips From Former Smokers External Link has real stories of people living with smoking-related diseases and disabilities.

smokefree.gov External Link offers free text messaging programs that give 24/7 advice and tips for becoming smoke free.


All health plans in the Federal Employment Health Benefit (FEHB) program cover for free:

  • counseling sessions
  • approved tobacco cessation medications, including over-the-counter  medications
  • no copayments, coinsurance or deductibles
  • treatment for cigarettes, snuff and chewing tobacco




More information can be found on the OPM.gov website External Link 

LEARN MORE>>>>>   Get motivated to quit tobacco use and live tobacco-free~

Safety Alert with use of Electronic Cigarettes External Link Potential burn injuries from e-cigarette coming in contact with batteries

Mouth HealthyExternal Link  (American Dental Association) Education and video clips providing information on tobacco risks, dangers of smokeless tobacco, and lifestyles and your oral health.

Smokeless Tobacco External Link (National Cancer Institute) Smokeless tobacco is tobacco that is not burned. It is also known as chewing tobacco, oral tobacco, spit or spitting tobacco, dip, chew, and snuff.  Smokeless tobacco is not a safe substitute for cigarettes.

Vital Signs External Link(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) A monthly CDC publication to communicate vital health information on select topics.

Withdrawal Symptoms and Triggers External Link (National Cancer Institute) Quitting is the only way that smokers can substantially reduce their risk of disease. Staying busy and avoiding what tempts you to smoke will help you manage withdrawal symptoms and avoid your triggers to smoke.