Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of joining

By joining, you are becoming an important part of a growing network of communities in action leading the nation in delivering high quality asthma care. As a member, you will have access to interactive tools and resources that facilitate collaboration, problem solving, and knowledge sharing among community-based asthma programs. One of the greatest benefit of joining are the opportunities you will have to interact with other members from diverse organizations and backgrounds, including government agencies, non-profits, health plans, providers, environmental organizations, non-profits, coalitions, schools and more – all who are striving to achieve a better quality of life for people who suffer from asthma.

I’m interested - How do I join

In order to have access to all of the Network resources and information, you need to register as a user. To do this, simply click on “Not a member? Join Now” in the top right-hand corner of the page to submit your information. Make sure to complete all of the required information. If your program is already a member of the Network you will have the option of selecting your program from a pre-populated list on the Registration page. If your program is not listed, you will be able to create a profile for your program.

How do I add my event to the Events Calendar?

Thank you for your willingness to share your event with other members! To add an event, simply click “add your event” on the Events page and fill out the name of your event, location and time. You must be logged in to do this. Then, other members will have an opportunity to RSVP to your event as well as add it to their electronic calendars. Be sure to visit the Events Calendar page to view local, regional and national events.

What is the difference between the Discussion Forum and the Blog?

The Discussion Forum is a great way to interact with other community members in the Network by participating in open discussions in which you can post or answer questions. The Blog, on the other hand, gives you the freedom to write a summary on a topic of your choice -- tell other members about a success story, highlight an event, or describe a challenge you are facing. Both the Discussion Forum and the Blog are ways to engage the community in a greater asthma conversation!

How do I request a mentor, and what are the benefits of having one?

Having a mentor is a great way to develop an one-on-one relationship with another program, as well as receive guidance in challenging areas. To request a mentor, go to the Resources drop-down and select Request a Mentor. Insert your contact information and select the topics you would like to discuss with a mentor. You are encouraged to give background on what you do and the challenges you are having so that we can match you with the most appropriate mentor.

How do I make edits to something I’ve written?

On pages in which you can add content, you will see an ‘edit tab’ located at the top of the section. Click on this tab to add, revise, or delete your content.

I would like to share information for the Spotlight on the homepage. How can I make this happen?

Simply send an email to, telling us about the information you would like to see shared with the community. We will follow up with you!

Who can I contact for questions, comments, or other suggestions about

This is your Network – suggestions are always welcome! Please send any comments or suggestions to, and we look forward to hearing from you.