Each November, the COPD community comes together to promote better understanding of COPD, a progressive lung disease that affects millions across the country. Increasing awareness about COPD and its symptoms is important because early diagnosis and treatment can improve quality of life.
Join the Learn More Breathe Better® program in bringing greater visibility to COPD by using these videos, fact sheets, articles, infographics, social media resources, and more.
Learn the basics about COPD, including its risk factors and symptoms, by reading and sharing these materials.
Healthcare providers and community professionals can order or download materials to help patients, their families and caregivers learn more about COPD, symptoms, and more.
Organizations working to improve the lives of those with COPD can record their efforts in the COPD National Action Plan Community Action Tool.
Use these graphics and posts on social media channels. Tag @BreatheBetter on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/BreatheBetter/">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/breathebetter">Twitter</a> and use hashtags #COPDMonth and #BreatheBetter so we can like and share.
Help spread the word! Announce National COPD Awareness Month using the content below in your publications or on your website. Or, contact your local media and urge them to cover COPD in November. Work with local radio stations and news outlets to run radio and video public service announcements (PSAs).
Drop-in articles: These pre-written can be used in your newsletters, bulletins, blogs, or your website. You can even send them to your local media and ask them to do a story for National COPD Awareness Month
Share these animations, videos, and Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on your website or social media channels or website. Tag @BreatheBetter on Facebook and Twitter and use the #COPDMonth and #BreatheBetter hashtags so we can like and share your content.