Be Tobacco Free
Gunnison County Tobacco Education and Prevention Project (GCTEPP)
The GCTEPP provides resources and support for individuals, families, worksites, and communities in Gunnison County. Prevention services include access, support, and education for:
- Free Quite Help and Cessation Resources
- Tobacco Prevention and Education Resources
- Tobacco - free and/or Smoke Free Policies
- Worksite Wellness related to Tobacco
GCTEPP's goal is to reduce the number of tobacco related diseases and deaths in Gunnison County. We work to prevent youth and adults from initiating use of tobacco products, support cessation, education, and help prevent the communities exposure to secondhand smoke. All of GCTEPP's services are FREE. You can contact Kyle Tibbett by calling (970) 641-3244 or Email Kyle directly.
Quit Smoking Help
Do you want to QUIT Tobacco?
Visit the West Central Public Health Partnership site for resources, websites, and phone apps.
Visit the Colorado Quitline website or call (800) 784-8669 (800-QUIT-NOW) to enroll today.
- The service is free to any Coloradoan age 15 or older to help become Tobacco free
- Call to speak with a Coach today
- Get personalized counseling and receive up to 8 weeks of nicotine replacement therapy
You can also get specialized quit services from Smokefree.gov with the below links.
Become an Ex
Become an Ex helps you to create a free customized quit plan and helps you stay an Ex. Visit the Become an Ex website for more information.
Nicotine Anonymous provides group support and recovery in 12 steps for those trying to quit nicotine. To join, visit the Nicotine Anonymous website.
Baby and Me Tobacco Free
Counseling support and resources for pregnant women who want to be tobacco free.
- Visit the Baby and Me Tobacco Free website or call the Gunnison County Public Health department at (970) 641-3244 to receive help in your community or more information.
Colorado Medicaid Cessation Benefit
Medicaid clients can receive free or low cost nicotine replacement therapy or non-nicotine containing medications. You will have to complete counseling session or use the Colorado Quitline to receive a prescription from a provider.