Lung HelpLine & Tobacco QuitLine
You Ask. We Answer.
Talk to our experts at the American Lung Association Lung HelpLine and Tobacco QuitLine. Our service is free and we are here to help you.
Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-9 p.m. CT
Weekends 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
*After hours leave a message and we will respond the next business day.
Registered nurses, respiratory therapists, certified tobacco treatment specialists and a pharmacist make up our helpline staff. They are ready to assist with your lung health questions. Get detailed and accurate information about lung cancer, asthma, COPD, quitting tobacco and multiple other lung health topics.
A lung cancer diagnosis can be frightening and overwhelming. Find information and support to help through every step of the process.Learn more
We're here for you every step of the way with tools, tips and support. The important thing is to keep trying to quit, until you quit for good.Learn more
Millions of children and adults suffer from asthma. Learn how to treat and manage asthma to support a normal, healthy life.Learn more
Our areas of expertise include:
- Lung Health Education
- (Smoking) Tobacco Cessation
- Respiratory Therapy and Pulmonary Testing
- Respiratory Nursing
- Respiratory Home Care
- Lung Diseases
- Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult Respiratory Intensive Care
- Medication Counseling
- Patient Advocacy
- Nursing Case Management
- Physician Search
Common Questions and Topics
Our counselors have a wide-range of experience in the healthcare industry, and it's our mission to provide thorough answers to all of your lung-health related questions. Here are a few examples of concerns we are often asked about:
- How to stop smoking
- Managing asthma and allergies
- Financial aid and medical equipment
- Dealing with secondhand smoke
- Air quality issues
- Alpha 1 and emphysema
- Diabetes and tobacco use
- Lung diseases such as COPD, tuberculosis and pulmonary fibrosis