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Resources for Chronic Lung Disease

There are many types of chronic lung disease. You may have one of these:

  • Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD)

  • Chronic bronchitis

  • Emphysema

  • Pulmonary fibrosis

  • Sarcoidosis

The resources below can help you learn more about your disease, pulmonary rehab, and what you can do to breathe better. They can also help you find support groups in your area.

Alpha-1 Foundation

877-228-7321 | www.alpha-1foundation.org

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

414-272-6071 | www.aaaai.org

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

 313-321-5146 | www.aacvpr.org

American Cancer Society

800-227-2345 | www.cancer.org

American Lung Association

800-586-4872 | www.lung.org

American Thoracic Society

212-315-8600 | www.thoracic.org 

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

800-727-8462 | www.aafa.org

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

888-733-6741 | www.pulmonaryfibrosisfoundation.org

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

800-344-4823 | www.cff.org

Emphysema Foundation for Our Right to Survive (EFFORTS)

866-363-2673 | www.emphysema.net

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

301-592-8573 | www.nhlbi.nih.gov

National Jewish Health

877-225-5654 | www.nationaljewish.org

National Lung Health Education Program

www.nlhep.org

Pulmonary Education and Research Foundation (PERF)

www.perf2ndwind.org

Pulmonary Hypertension Association

800-748-7274 | www.phassociation.org

The Pulmonary Paper

800-950-3698 | www.pulmonarypaper.org

Second Wind Lung Transplant Association, Inc.

888-855-9463 | www.2ndwind.org

Smokefree.gov

877-448-7848 | www.smokefree.gov

Well Spouse Association (for family members and other caregivers)

800-838-0879 | www.wellspouse.org

YourLungHealth.org

972-243-2272 | www.yourlunghealth.org

Online Medical Reviewer: Alan J Blaivas DO
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith RN MSN CCRC
Online Medical Reviewer: Wanda Taylor RN PhD
Date Last Reviewed: 11/1/2018
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