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Smoke Free at Gordon

On June 1, 2011, Gordon State College become a tobacco-free campus. Below are resources on smoking and tools to help you quit.

General Resources

Area Resources

Online Resources

Hotlines

1-800-QUITNOW (1-800-784-8669) - Connects you to counseling and information about quitting smoking in your state.

1-877-270-STOP (1-877-270-7867) - The Georgia Tobacco Quit Line open 8am-Midnight every day. Free counseling support and referral services for GA residents age 13 and older. A counselor can help you develop a quit plan designed specifically for you.

1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848) - Open Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm.  Talk to a smoking cessation counselor for help quitting or smoking related questions.


Cell Phone Apps

NCI QuitPal is a free app from the National Cancer Institute that supports smokers working to become smokefree. This interactive app was developed using proven quit strategies and tools to help change behavior and assist you with giving up smoking.

 

QuitSTART is another free smartphone app that can help you track your cravings and moods, monitor your progress toward achieving smokefree milestones, identify your smoking triggers, and upload personalized "pick me ups" and reminders to use during challenging times to help you successfully become and stay smokefree. It was created with young adults in mind.

 

QuitGuide is a free application, written by tobacco control professionals and cessation counselors, with the help of ex-smokers and experts. This app is designed to help you prepare to quit smoking and support you in the days and weeks after you quit.

 

QuitNow! offers you real-time stats, anytime, to help you cope with anxiety: The time (days, hours, minutes) since the last cigarette of your life, - How many cigarettes you have avoided, - The money and time you have saved. Also, QuitNow! will provide you with W.H.O.-based (U.N.'s World Health Organization) indicators on your health improvement process.

 


Contact Information

Counseling and Accessibility Services

Student Center 212
419 College Dr
Barnesville, GA 30204
p678. 359. 5585
f 678. 359. 5193

Alicia Dorton
Director, Counseling & Accessibility Services
aliciad@gordonstate.edu

Shirley Chambers
Counselor
shirleyc@gordonstate.edu
 
Erica Madoni
Counselor
ericam@gordonstate.edu