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The Basics: How Can You Advocate As A Patient In Washington?

Two experts speak about how advocating on Capitol Hill can change the landscape for your chronic condition(s). Find out how to get involved and why you should.

By Erin L. Boyle

What Might Surprise You About Advocating On Capitol Hill?

Learn what parts of patient advocacy in Washington, D.C. might be so different, they surprise you, including what an "ask" is and who you'll meet.

By Erin L. Boyle

Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Go On Capitol Hill As A Patient Advocate

From what to bring, what to leave behind, and what shoes to wear, here are seven tips for advocating for your chronic condition in Washington, D.C.

By Erin L. Boyle

Living With Migraine? Empower Yourself With These Tips

No one can take better care of you than you! But that’s harder than it sounds. Learn how to empower yourself with tips from this migraine advocate.

By Jaime Sanders

Cluster Headache Advocate Says Speak Out, Take Part

Aaron Wiseman took part in Headache on the Hill in 2017 with his wife, Stefanie Garcia, his caregiver during his cluster headache episodes. Learn about his advocacy this day and beyond.

By Erin L. Boyle

Migraine Patients and Doctors Team Up at Headache on the Hill

I wake up every day thinking of migraine disease and the people it affects. I spend my days writing, researching, educating, and coaching. It’s solitary work — most of which goes unnoticed — but I don’t do for attention. I do it for the millions of c...

By Tammy Rome

You Could Be a Migraine Patient Advocate and Not Realize It

How does one becomes a migraine patient advocate? The first time someone asked me that question, I fumbled around for an answer — mostly because I really hadn’t thought about it. There are some classes and training programs for advocates, but I’ve no...

By Teri Robert

What is Migraine Advocacy?

There are many ways to become a migraine advocate and, in some cases, it’s much easier than you might think. Consider the options.

By Teri Robert