University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

UND celebrates Kick Butts Day March 20

und-kick-butts-orangeIn honor of Kick Butts Day on Wednesday, March 20, the Health & Wellness Hub is taking the opportunity to remind the campus community of UND’s tobacco-free campus policy and the quit tobacco resources. Kick Butts Day, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, is an annual event to raise awareness about tobacco use, the leading cause of preventable death and disease in America.

Compliance with UND’s tobacco-free campus policy is the responsibility and right of all students, staff, and faculty members. Please visit UND.edu/tobaccofree for more information.

A comprehensive array of quit tobacco options are available to help those who are ready to quit. We invite those who use tobacco to take advantage of the available support:

• ND QUITS: www.ndhealth.gov/ndquits or 1.800.QUIT.NOW
Free telephone or on-line support and free nicotine replacement resources

• NDPERS Tobacco Cessation Program: https://www.bcbsnd.com/members/wellnes/ndpers or 800.223.1704
Up to $700 in coverage for provider visits, medications, and counseling for benefitted UND employees and their dependents

• Health and Wellness Hub, Memorial Union: UND.edu/hwhub or 777.2097
Free quit kits and resources

• Student Health Services, McCannel Hall: UND.edu/health or 777.4500,
Provider visits and free quit kits for students, medications available for purchase at pharmacy

Please join us in celebrating Kick Butts Day and in supporting a Tobacco-free UND throughout the year!

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