SCC Employee Smoking Cessation Benefits

Sacramento City College is committed to providing our employees with a smoke, tobacco and vape-free environment.

To support this initiative and help those who want to quit smoking, the college offers a number of smoking cessation resources for employees.

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American Cancer Society

Quit for Life

This program will help you create a customized quitting plan and provide telephone and online coaching. Eight weeks of nicotine gum or patches at no additional cost.

1-866-QUIT-4-LIFE (1-866-784-8454)


Western Health Advantage

Real Solutions, Real Results Tobacco Cessation Seminar

Quitting tobacco use can be a whole lot easier when you are armed with the right resources and support. This presentation features an informative overview of why quitting is difficult and how to stack the odds in your favor once you decide to quit. Tobacco cessation programs are available to WHA members through their medical groups. Check with you medical group to see if Nicotine Replacement Therapy is available to its members.


Kaiser Permanente

Freedom from Tobacco Series

Declare your freedom and join our tobacco-cessation program. Learn about overcoming nicotine addiction, developing a personal quit plan, coping with withdrawal, and how optional medications can increase your success at quitting. Members only.

Sessions: Six 2-hour sessions
Fee: This is a covered benefit for members
Registration: Elk Grove (Big Horn) 916-478-5680 | South Sacramento 916-688- 2428

Quit Tobacco Workshop

Get a better understanding of nicotine addiction and learn about the resources available to help you quit. This workshop will help you find tools to develop your own plan to quit using tobacco. Members only.

Sessions: One 3-hour session
Fee: This is a covered benefit for members

Registration: Elk Grove (Big Horn) 916-478-5680 | South Sacramento 916-688- 2428

Telephone Based Counseling

Northern California: 866-251-4514
Southern California: 866-862-4295

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)

NRT helps reduce nicotine withdrawal and craving by supplying your body with nicotine. It contains about one-third to one-half the amount of nicotine found in most cigarettes. Check with you doctor to see if Nicotine Replacement Therapy is available to its members.


Sutter Health Plus

Wellness Coaching: Tobacco Cessation, Healthy Weight & Stress Management

The Wellness Coaching Program offers the powerful assistance of personal life coaching along with personal accountability. The program encourages members to effectively manage their health conditions or achieve wellness goals. Coaches are trained in the field of personal life coaching and skilled in active listening. These programs are free of charge and provide the member with one-on-one time with a coach. For additional information please call 866-961-8513.

Check with your medical group to see if Nicotine Replacement Therapy is available to its members.


ComPsych Counseling

ComPsych® GuidanceResources®

Personal issues, planning for life events or simply managing daily life can affect your work, health and family. ComPsych® GuidanceResources®, provides support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues. GuidanceResources is company-sponsored, confidential and provided at no charge to you and your dependents. This no-cost counseling service helps you address stress, relationship and other personal issues you and your family may face. It is staffed by GuidanceConsultants – highly trained masters and doctoral level clinicians who will listen to your concerns and quickly refer you to in-person counseling as needed.

Call: 800-327-1850
Company Web ID: HLF902