Lung Helpline and Tobacco Quitline

Free information and support from lung health experts.

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. You can connect with us by calling 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872), submitting a question or live chat when available.

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.

Who Are We?

The Lung HelpLine is staffed with licensed registered nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and addiction counselors all nationally certified as tobacco treatment specialists. In addition, there are bilingual Spanish speaking staff along with a live language interpretation service for over 250 languages.

How Can We Help You?

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 and connect you to the resources you need. We can help you with:

  • COVID-19 questions.
  • Quitting smoking and and all forms of tobacco, including e-cigarettes and vaping.
  • Financial aid, medical equipment and health insurance questions.
  • Finding a doctor, medical specialist or healthcare center.
  • Oxygen therapy resources.
  • Managing chronic lung conditions, such as asthma, COPD, lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Connecting with support groups.
  • Questions about medications, respiratory therapy and pulmonary testing.

Helpful Information and Topics

COVID-19 Resources

Get guidance and support how to protect yourself and your family from coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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Financial Assistance

Learn about where you can get help to pay for medical treatment.
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Oxygen Therapy

Get tips for using oxygen at home, including how it works, different devices, traveling and more.
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Corporate/Workplace Tobacco Cessation

We also assist employers help their employees quit smoking. The Freedom From Smoking® Corporate Telephonic Program offers one-on-one specialized professional telephone counseling through the Lung HelpLine. We've helped corporations, the military, hospitals and other organizations to help the individuals they serve become smokefree for life.

Page last updated: July 6, 2020

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