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Resources for Chronic Lung Disease

There are many chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. There are other like pulmonary fibrosis or sarcoidosis. These resources can help you learn more about chronic lung disease, pulmonary rehabilitation, 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

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis

888-222-8541 | www.coalitionforpf.org

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

800-344-4823 | www.cff.org

Emphysema Foundation for Our Right to Survive (EFFORTS)


National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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

National Home Oxygen Patients Association


National Jewish Health

877-225-5654 | www.nationaljewish.org

National Lung Health Education Program


Pulmonary Education and Research Foundation (PERF)


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


877-448-7848 | www.smokefree.gov

Well Spouse Association (for family members and other caregivers)

800-838-0879 | www.wellspouse.org


972-243-2272 | www.yourlunghealth.org

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