no smoking

Goodwill of Fort Worth is committed to the health and safety of our employees, clients and customers and therefore becoming a smoke-free workplace by January 1st, 2017.

The implementation plan and scope of the policy can be found here — Smoke Free Workplace

If you are a current smoker and ready to quit or are in need of resources to get you through the process consider the following:

Free Resources

Goodwill Employee Assistance Programs

In-Person Counseling

Employees and their family members will be offered counseling services in a convenient location which best meets their needs. Call the number below, let the intake specialist know you are an employee of Goodwill Fort Worth and you are interested in attending face to face smoking cessation counseling. 1-800- 343- 3822.

Well Coach Phone Counseling        

When you access WellCoach services, you will receive a personalized wellness plan based on individual health needs, plus referrals to screened wellness providers and free educational materials to support your plan. WellCoach health advisors stay in touch with each caller for at least one year to assist with implementing the wellness plan. Call – 1-800- 343- 3822.

Start a 12-week online smoking cessation program today. Sign up from the EAP website here https://www.awpnow.com/main/

Additional Counseling Services

1-800-Quit Now

Calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW allows you to talk to a counselor over the telephone who can give you advice on ways to quit and support you while you are preparing to quit or trying to stay quit.

Smoking Cessation Classes

Live Tobacco Free Tarrant County

A four-week program to address four key issues: Managing stress, Nicotine withdrawal, Weight control and Long‐term strategies for maintaining cessation. To learn more about the program, or to find one near you, call 817-321-4976, visit the website for a schedule of classes   or e-mail us at smokefree@tarrantcounty.com 

Goodwill Fort Worth

Goodwill Fort Worth will be holding the “Live Tobacco Free” smoking cessation program at the corporate office in the fall of 2016. Please stay tuned for more details and watch for updates on our website at goodwillfortworth.org — “Welcome Team Members”.

Quit Smoking Programs & Communities

Quit Start App

A free app for those who want to quit smoking. This app takes the information you provide about your smoking history and gives you tailored tips, inspiration, and challenges to help you become smokefree and live a healthier life. http://smokefree.gov/apps-quitstart

Smokefree TXT

SmokefreeTXT is a mobile text messaging service designed for adults and young adults across the United States who are trying to quit smoking. The program was created to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers quit smoking and stay quit. http://smokefree.gov/smokefreetxt

Smokefree.gov

Home to endless information, tools & tips, personalized quit plans, and proven methods to quit smoking. http://smokefree.gov/

Quit Smoking Community

Here at Quit Smoking Community, our entire purpose is to help people learn how to quit smoking once and for all. Checkout the award winning, “How to Quit Smoking” section. Whether you want to learn how to handle the intense nicotine cravings or about various tools you can use to help you remain smoke-free, this section is for you. https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/

 

Financial Support

Reimbursement

Programs with proven success records may be eligible for reimbursement by Goodwill Industries of 50% up to $100. Programs included will be all methods listed above and must be conducted by recognized and reputable providers. Receipts will be submitted to Good Life Coordinator for reimbursement. (Policy # 606-P-017)

1-800-QUIT-NOW may also offer free or low-cost nicotine patches, gum or lozenges to eligible adults.

 

Contact Kate Dawson with the Good Life Program for questions and further resources to quit smoking.

 817.332.7866 ex. 2014         kdawson@goodwillfw.org