Lung Association of NL

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15 Pippy Place
Carnell Building, 2nd Floor
PO Box 13457, Stn. A
St. John’s, NL A1B 4B8

Tel: (709) 726-4664        Toll-free: 1-888-566-5864
Fax: (709) 726-2550       Smokers’ Helpline: 1-800-363-5864
Email: info@nf.lung.ca

Website: http://www.nf.lung.ca/ or  http://www.smokershelp.net/default.asp

Mandate:

The NL Lung Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to achieving healthy breathing for the people of NL through programs in Education, Research and Advocacy, sustained by the formalized activities of fundraising, volunteerism, and organizational development.

Target Population:

All ages across the province

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Environment
    • A variety of services with regard to indoor and outdoor air quality: Vehicle Emissions Reduction, Radon, Scent Awareness, Air Quality Health Index, etc.
  • Lung Health Information
    • Programs and services specializing in: Asthma, COPD, Sleep Apnea, Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis and other diseases
  • Lung Transplant Travel Assistance
    • The Lung Transplant Travel Assistance Program is designed to offer modest financial support to individuals who have to travel out of province to receive a lung transplant.
  • Smoking & Tobacco
    • Offers a Smokers’ Helpline which is a free confidential telephone-based service offering free information and resource materials as well as access to a highly qualified cessation counselor.
    • The Smokers’ Helpline Website also provides self-help information, chat forums, a comprehensive list of regional cessation supports and links to community partners working in tobacco control.
  • Support Groups
    • From asthma education to smoking cessation, the Lung Association NL offers a number of support programs to the people of this province.