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Freedom From Smoking at EIU


The Health Education Resource Center provides Freedom From Smoking® class here on campus to students and state employees (faculty & staff members)! This 7 week group clinic, developed by the American Lung Association, includes 8 sessions with a step-by-step plan to quit smoking. Each session is designed to help smokers gain control over their behavior. The clinic format encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting, both individually and as part of a group.

Please note: There is a fee to participate. The cost for is $30 for students and $75 for state employees. Upon completion of the program, state employees may submit for reimbursement through Central Management Services

Fall 2016 Offerings:

To register, click on the desired clinic option.


With the exception of October 4th, student clinics will be held from 4 PM to 6 PM in the Paris Room of the MLK Union. The October 4th session will take place in the Sullivan Room of the MLK Union. The clinics take place on the following days:

  • September 6, September 13, September 20, September 27, September 29, October 4, October 11, and October 18.


State Employees (Faculty & Staff):

The faculty and staff clinics will be held from noon until 1 PM at the Health Education Resource Center (Booth House) on 4th Street, located behind Jerry's Pizza. The clinics take place on the following days:

  • August 31, September 7, September 14, September 21, September 23, September 28, October 5, and October 12.


We can also work with individuals who would like Tobacco Cessation (smokeless tobacco products). Just provide us with those details and we are happy to assist! Contact Amanda Harvey at ajharvey2@eiu.edu with any questions.