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6 Reasons Why You Should Go to an Advocacy Conference for Chronic Illness

Attending events like this can initially be intimidating. Writing and sharing your story via social media is one thing, but meeting the people who know intimate details of your life is another. However, there’s no benefit like making connections and ...

By Cathy Kramer

Friends Can Stop Insomnia From Turning Into Depression

Studies show that insomnia can double the risk of developing depression, but a good social support system can decrease that risk.

By Martin Reed

The Best Ways To Support Your Friend Living With MS

Have a friend with a serious condition, but you are at a loss of what you can do to help? Here are suggestions from members of the MS community.

By Lisa Emrich

5 Reasons You Need a Psoriasis Mentor

Check out five ways mentorship in the psoriasis community is imperative and why you should consider finding one for yourself.

By Alisha Bridges

Kidney Cancer: Where to Turn When You Need Support?

Support is often a phone call or click away. Here are resources for kidney cancer support, including Facebook groups and nonprofit chat lines.

By Rachel Zohn

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: Where to Find Support

There is a whole world of support out there to help you every step of the way when you have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Resources include the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

By Bethany Kandel

Non-Hodgkin's: How to Care for Your Caregiver

Your caregiver is everything. Here are tips on helping them through providing you with care, including resources for their own care.

By Bethany Kandel

Why We Need Early Detection of Psychosis

People with psychosis who don’t receive proper treatment are likely to end up homeless or in jail.

By Mike Veny

Should You Join a Support Group?

If you’re living with anxiety, joining a support group can sound extremely daunting. But the benefits outweigh the disadvantages, and they can really make an impact on your recovery.

By Eileen Bailey

The Best Apps For Tracking Your Eczema Flare-Ups

If you’re not using a mobile app to track your eczema flare-ups, it’s time to give it a whirl.

By Ashley Wall