Cessation Resources in Columbia
The Missouri Tobacco Quitline
The Quitline can assist tobacco users in any stage of readiness to quit, pregnant smokers, smokeless tobacco users, former smokers seeking relapse prevention support, and health care providers wanting assistance with patient treatment.
Hours of operation:
7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily
Become an EX
This is a free personalized online resource, based on previous research and brought to you by the American Legacy Foundation, Mayo Clinic, Missouri Foundation for Health, and others.
Columbia/Boone County Health Department
1005 W. Worley St.
Four brief smoking cessation counseling sessions and 8 weeks of free nicotine patches.
Call 573-874-7356 for an appointment.
ALA Freedom from Smoking
University Hospital, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and University Hospital Quarterdeck
7-week group smoking cessation program, quit at 3rd session
$50 for all materials (one-time fee, can retake class)
(search "freedom from smoking")
(online program - click "quit smoking", then "FFS online program")
Fit For Life, 573-882-4283 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Boone Hospital Center/Wellaware
4-week group smoking cessation program. Individual sessions offered for $150 a person. Call if wanting to do a couple session.
$85 for all materials (one-time fee, can retake class) or $100 per couple.
(click on "wellaware", then "Smoke Stoppers")
(online program offered)
Sessions are held:
January, March, July, October
Bret Belfer, 573-815-8622
Peter Holmes, PhD., Licensed Psychologist
: 3201 S Providence Rd., Suite 204, Columbia
Individual and group counseling
Be Tobacco Free
MU Student Health Center
Individual health counseling for smoking/tobacco cessation
Covered by the pre-paid health fee for MU students only, includes a manual & unlimited sessions
(click on "Be Tobacco Free")
Terry Wilson, M.Ed. at 573-882-7481