FAQ and Cessation Assistance

 

Q: When will the tobacco-free campus policy take effect?

 

A: Albany Law School will become a tobacco-free campus on Aug. 1, 2013.

 

Q: Are there any designated smoking areas on campus?

 

A: No, there are no designated smoking areas on campus.

 

Q: Is the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science a tobacco-free campus?

 

A: ACPHS will also be tobacco-free on Aug. 1, 2013.

 

Q: How do I report an infraction of the tobacco-free campus policy?

 

A: If peer enforcement efforts do not work, or if you do not feel comfortable engaging in peer enforcement, then report the infraction to your supervisor, the Student Affairs office or a security guard.

 

Q: How do I get tobacco cessation assistance?

A: Albany Law School plans to offer on-campus tobacco cessation assistance for interested community members. When programs are scheduled they will be announced to the community.  You may also wish to use the following resources:
 

New York State Smokers’ Quitline
1-866-697-8487
www.nysmokefree.com

 

The butt stops here.
518-459-2550
www.quitsolutions.org

www.smokefree.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
www.betobaccofree.gov

 

Participants in the student health insurance plan may contact Capital District Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP) about their smoking cessation programs:

 

1-877-986-2373
www.cdphp.com

 

Participants in the employee health plans may contact Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield about their smoking cessation programs:

 

1-800-342-9816
www.empireblue.com 

Life Style Improvement Programs.pdfLife Style Improvement Programs.pdf - An online, interactive program designed to reinforce positive behaviors and inspire members to quit smoking. This program offers educational and motivational readings, planners to track progress and the use of a personal journal.

Living Free Video Training Program - Discount available for Empire members