This means tobacco use of any kind is prohibited on UNMC grounds.
Several resources are available for those who plan to use the campus' new tobacco-free status as an opportunity to stop their tobacco use.
The Faculty/Employee Assistance Program (559-5175) has a counselor certified as an addiction specialist for individual appointments and provides group sessions on addictions, specifically the addiction of tobacco products.
Also, employees' Health Care Reimbursement Account funds can be used for tobacco cessation programs, counseling and medications -- both over-the-counter and prescription.
The Caremark Prescription Drug Program also provides reduced costs for tobacco cessation medications (see info box).