Advocacy & Support Groups

Discover great resources to help manage your path of healing.  Find help from both general and condition-specific pain advocacy and support groups.  Information also available for both the caregiver and pain professional.  Learn, share, and grow with these helpful organizations.


Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

American Diabetes Association

American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association

American Headache Society

American Heart Association

American RSD Hope

American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics

American Stroke Association

Amputee Coalition of America

Arthritis Foundation

Band Against MS

Breathworks (UK based)

Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Association

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

Clot Connect

Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America

Cure Spinal Muscular Atrophy (CMA)

Disability Advocates of America

Disabled American Veterans

Dysautonomia Support Network

Ehlers-Danlos Society

The Erythromyalgia Association

Facial Pain Advocacy Alliance

Facial Pain Association

Fibro Warriors Living Life

Fibromyalgia Care Society of America

Fibromyalgia Network

Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy

Health in Aging Foundation


International Osteoporosis Foundation

Interstitial Cystitis Association

Invisible Disabilities Association

Lupus Foundation of America

Men With Fibromyalgia


Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

National Fibromyalgia Association

National Headache Foundation

National Migraine Association

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Organization for Rare Disorders

National Osteoporosis Foundation

National Stroke Association

National Vulvodynia Association

NEADS, Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans

Patient Advocate Foundation

Putting Our Heads Together (headache and migraine group)

Sickel Cell Disease Foundation of America

Spinal CSF Leak Foundation

The Scheuermann’s Disease Fund

World Adhesions Foundation