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 and press 2), 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.
TTY for hearing impaired: 1-800-501-1068
Who Are We?
The Lung HelpLine is staffed with licensed registered nurses, respiratory therapists and certified 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 knowledgeable staff 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 and guidance on where to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine in your area.
- Quitting smoking 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.
- Connecting with local resources to ensure continuity of care.
Lung Health Education Call Series
The Lung HelpLine offers a series of one-on-one educational calls with members of our knowledgeable staff. Ask us about:
- Living Well with Chronic Lung Disease Virtual Education
- Breathe Well, Live Well—Adult Asthma Virtual Education
Helpful Information and Topics
Quit Smoking and Tobacco
The information on this website is intended for general knowledge and not as a replacement for medical advice from your physician. We do not prescribe medicine nor make medication suggestions. Links to other sites do not constitute endorsements of the information on those sites.
Page last updated: March 6, 2023