Resource Library

Our free downloadable resources connect you with the knowledge you need to protect your lungs and breathe your best. Simply download and go!

Questions that aren’t answered here? You can speak with a Certified Respiratory Educator through our Lung Health Line at 1-888-344-LUNG (5864), or send us an email any time (info@lunghealth.ca.).

Our resource library is currently under review with more resources on the way. 

Asthma

Asthma Safe Protocols For Parents

Our back-to-school protocol will help you get your child’s asthma controlled, lower your family’s COVID-19 risk, and reduce the spread of respiratory viruses. Visit lunghealth.ca/backtoschool for a complete checklist.

Asthma Safe Teaching

Returning to school will come with additional anxieties and concerns due to COVID-19, especially for families of students with asthma. This asthma awareness protocol can help you play a role in preventing and managing asthma attacks at school.

The Pediatric Asthma Action Plan

The Pediatric Asthma Action Plan (for children 1-15 years of age) provides asthma patients/parents with a a set of written instructions to help them manage their asthma symptoms. It is filled out with a healthcare provider and helps guide decisions about what steps to take when asthma symptoms occur. It is based on the traffic light system: GREEN means asthma is under control, YELLOW means asthma is getting out of control, and RED means it’s an emergency and help needs to be sought

The Adult Asthma Action Plan

The Adult Asthma Action Plan (for people 16 years and older) provides asthma patients with a set of written instructions to help them manage their asthma symptoms. It is filled out with a healthcare provider and helps guide decisions about what steps to take when asthma symptoms occur. It follows the traffic light system: GREEN means your asthma is under control, YELLOW means your asthma is getting out of control, and RED means it’s an emergency and help needs to be sought right away.

Asthma Active

Asthma Active is a free book of puzzles, games and information to teach children how to control their asthma and stay active. It’s a great way to learn that having asthma doesn’t mean having to sit on the sidelines.

Call Me Brave Boy

A colourful picture book on childhood asthma designed for a parent or caregiver to read to a young child who has asthma.

Taking Control

This handbook will help you learn how to take control of your asthma and live your life to the fullest. The following important questions will be answered:
  • What is asthma?
  • How do I tell if my asthma is under control?
  • How do I manage my triggers?
  • How do I get my asthma under control and keep it that way?

Managing Asthma Attacks

Do you know what steps to take if someone is having an asthma attack? Be prepared for asthma emergencies with this poster, which can be placed in your classroom, workplace, or home. You could save a life.

Asthma Diary

An asthma diary helps you keep track of:
  • asthma symptoms
  • medication use
  • peak flow meter readings
  • asthma triggers

COPD

Living With COPD

In this resource, we will be highlighting strategies that can help you manage your COPD, stay out of the hospital, and live a full and active life.

Immunization

Adult Immunization Card

Protect your lungs (at any age!) by keeping your immunizations up to date. 

Lung & Learn Podcast

Quitting Smoking

Journey to Quit- A Guide to Quit Smoking

This workbook is designed as a self-help guide complete with ideas and tools to assist people who have decided to quit smoking. The guide allows people to go at their own pace and comfort level and choose the ideas and approach that best suit their individual needs. The workbook is written in a supportive and non-judgmental way, and is encouraging even when setbacks may occur.

Lung Cancer

Coping With Lung Cancer

This guide was designed to provide important information that will help you and your family understand your lung cancer diagnosis and the resources that are available to you. Being diagnosed with lung cancer can be devastating, and you likely
have many questions about what will happen and where to find resources to help you cope. Understanding lung cancer can help you work with your cancer care team to find the best treatment for you

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