BlueCross has partnered with Alere Wellbeing to offer your accounts' employees one of the most successful tobacco treatment programs. Alere Wellbeing is an independent company that offers the Quit for Life program on behalf of BlueCross. The Quit for Life program is an award-winning, science-based program that gives employees personalized, professional support every step of the way. This program is effective with all types of tobacco users — cigarette, pipe, cigar and smokeless tobacco.
Quit Coaches who are trained tobacco treatment specialists help employees prepare to quit. Preparation includes learning what to expect both physically and emotionally, planning for stressful situations and potential triggers, and practicing techniques that will help them quit. The Quit for Life program helps your accounts' employees develop a plan to quit their way. The Quit Coach will find out what has worked for them in the past and what hasn't. Then, together, a personalized plan will be created that includes:
When your accounts offer Smoking Cessation to their employees, they'll help them with kicking the habit. Participation is voluntary and confidential.
When they enroll, your accounts' employees receive a tool kit featuring a book titled 7 Steps to a Smoke-Free Life, a booklet including tips and relaxation techniques, a tracking log, gum and a stress relief item. They also receive two health-counseling calls for goal setting and follow-up. The program can help employees:
For more information, please contact your BlueCross marketing representative today!