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Nicotine in Tobacco is Addictive

Nicotine is a highly addictive drug found in all forms of tobacco. Whether you smoke a cigarette or cigar, use chewing tobacco, snuff, or a hookah, you receive nicotine.

Quitting tobacco is a hard thing to do. Research shows that the combination of counseling and nicotine replacement therapy is more effective than either one alone.*

Quit Smoking, Stop Using Tobacco

Boynton Health offers tobacco cessation counseling with a licensed chemical dependency counselor who will help you develop an individualized plan to quit tobacco that includes education, support, and follow-up. Over-the-counter nicotine replacement medication is available at no out-of-pocket cost to full-time students who pay the Student Services Fee.

A Boynton Health medical provider can offer prescription medication and some counseling.

All visits for tobacco cessation counseling are non-judgmental and supportive. For an appointment, please call 612-625-3222.

"To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know because I’ve done it a thousand times."
– Mark Twain

*Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. Tobacco Use and Dependence Guideline Panel. Rockville (MD): US Department of Health and Human Services; May 2008.

Contact Us

Tobacco Cessation Counseling
612-625-8400 Information
612-625-3222 Appointments

Hours and Locations

To view the clinic's service hours, see Hours and Locations.


These resources contain information on tobacco, nicotine and tips to help you quit smoking.
Become an EX
Medline Plus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Heart Association
American Lung Association The Foundation for a Smokefree America

Need an App for that? and the National Cancer Institute have created the NCI QuitPal App. It can help you:

For details and downloads, click here.

Boynton Health

410 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455

P: 612-625-8400 | F: 612-625-1434