Proceeds support the American Lung Association in Wisconsin’s programs that protect those with lung disease and those at risk.
In medicine, research is hope. Every year, nearly 350,000 Americans die as a result of lung
disease—the third most frequent cause of death in the country. An additional 35 million are living with lung disease. The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest is committed to the search for answers by funding research that helps unlock the most fundamental mysteries surrounding the onset and progression of lung disease.
American Lung Association Helpline & Tobacco Quitline
The Upper Midwest is home of the nationwide Helpline & Tobacco Quitline. This toll-free service provides convenient and confidential guidance from registered nurses, respiratory therapists and tobacco cessation specialists.
Asthma Management Education
For many adults and children asthma can be caused by a number of different triggers. Workshops and educational information is provided to help those who suffer from asthma or those who care for them better manage their illness and reduce asthma episodes.
N-O-T is the American Lung Association’s premier teen smoking cessation program. This voluntary, 10-session, comprehensive program is designed to help students stop smoking or reduce the number of cigarettes smoked, increase healthy lifestyle behaviors, and improve life management skills.