SHADES FOR MIGRAINE PARTNER DIRECTORY

The Shades for Migraine partners consist of over 30 organizations and bloggers, all offering unique resources to the migraine community.

The Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD) is devoted to expanding the understanding of migraine disease and its true scope through education, research and awareness. Because migraine is a full body disease with a broad spectrum of symptoms, AMD is focused on including many medical specialties in the management of this disease. The centerpiece of this effort is a comprehensive online course to accelerate the training of more medical professionals. For patients, AMD shares the opinions of experts in its series of short podcasts. AMD believes that migraine has yet to capture the support of the general public, and therefore it runs Shades for Migraine, a collaborative public awareness campaign.

The Associação Brasileira de Cefaleia em Salvas e Enxaqueca (Brazilian Association for Cluster Headache and Migraine) is a cluster headache and migraine advocacy association aimed at improving patients quality of life by raising awareness, promoting disease education, and fighting for disability rights.

Achy Smile, LLC is a blog and migraine awareness shop run by Erica Nicole Carrasco (Dallas, Texas). Erica lives with Hemiplegic Migraine, several headache types, Fibromyalgia, and other comorbid conditions.

The Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy is comprised of nonprofit organizations who are vitally concerned about the health of patients with headache disorders including migraine disease, cluster headaches, chronic daily headache, new daily persistent headache, tension-type headaches.

Alicia Wolf is a cookbook author and recipe developer who lives with vestibular migraine. The Dizzy Cook is dedicated to spreading awareness about vestibular migraine from a patient's perspective, new treatments in layman's terms, and recipes that follow a migraine elimination diet but without feeling so restricted.

The American Migraine Foundation (AMF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of research and awareness surrounding migraine

The Associazione Cefalea Ticino is a nonprofit association in Switzerland that promotes communication, discussion, and mutual support among people with headache or migraine.

Carenity’s motto has been “patient comes first”. Their site allows you to share your experience, find comfort and useful information provided by other patients, and hopefully, improve your everyday life. Their goal is to better correspond to the needs of patients and their families.

Cephalalgic Alliance is an Italian patient association dedicated to facilitating the dissemination of headache-related information and supporting patient management.

Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc. (CMA, Inc.) is the voice of the chronic migraine community. We offer support, information and education to empower individuals to advocate for their health.

Clusterbusters supports research for better treatments and a cure while advocating to improve the lives of those struggling with cluster headaches.

CHAMP provides support to people with headache, migraine and cluster diseases who are often stigmatized and under-served by together organizations and leaders to enhance communication, coordination and collaboration.

The European Migraine & Headache Alliance is a non-profit, patient umbrella group which was launched in 2006. Since then, the Alliance has grown to represent 30 patient groups from across the continent.

The Greek Society of Migraine and Headache Patients is a nonprofit organization established in 2017 and a member of both the Pain Alliance Europe and the European Migraine & Headache Alliance.

The Global Healthy Living Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to improve the quality of life for people living with chronic illness.

HMPF is a non-profit advocacy organization comprised of diverse stakeholders with a mission of advancing public policies and practices that promote accelerated innovation and improved treatments for persons living with headache disorders and migraine disease.

Headache Norway is a nationwide independent association that will organize and work to ensure that everyone suffering from migraine or other headache disorders has a meaningful and well-functioning life

The mission of the Latvian Association of Headache Patients is to improve the daily life of headache patients by reducing the burden caused by the disease.

Parenting With Migraine is a motherhood and wellness blog that offers support, resources, and hope to parents who live with migraine.

Migraine.com is a Health Union community. Health Union reaches millions of people through condition-specific online health communities and a Social Health Network of patient leaders across virtually all health conditions.

Ireland’s only charity dedicated to migraine and headache disorders, which provides information, support and reassurance to those who suffer and their families.

Migraine Australia is a support and advocacy organisation, run by people living with migraine, working to improve the lives and wellbeing of all Australians living with migraine.

Migraine & Headache Australia has supported Australians living with migraine and headache for over 20 years through advocacy, support and funding research.

Migraine at School is a national movement to guide families through the complicated journey of migraine.

Migraine Canada improves the lives of Canadians with migraine and other headache disorders through awareness, support, education, advocacy, and research.

Migraine Meanderings is an online community for people who live with migraine and other headache disorders, their family and friends.

Migraine Strong is a health and wellness website featuring information about migraine disease in a way that encourages our readers to find hope in a situation that often feels hopeless.

The Migraine Trust is dedicated to helping people affected by migraine. They are the only UK migraine charity providing information and support, campaigning for awareness and change, and funding and promoting research.

The Migraine World Summit is the largest patient event in the world for those with chronic headache and migraine disease. Its mission is to reduce the global burden of migraine through world-class education. It is available free and online.

Miles for Migraine is a nonprofit organization with the mission of improving the lives of people with migraine and other headache disorders, and their families, by raising public awareness about this disease, and helping to find a cure.

My Migraine Life is an advocacy, awareness and community building blog. Sarah shares stories of how she lives life through migraine with children, travel, teaching and daily life.

The National Headache Foundation is the oldest and largest foundation for patients with headache. The foundation is the premier educational and informational resource for those with headache, healthcare providers, and the public.

Danielle Byron Henry Migraine Foundation was founded by Dan Henry, M.D., his wife, Diane, and their daughter, Elizabeth Henry Weyher, in honor of their daughter and sister, Danielle, who battled with migraine disease for almost 10 years until her death in 1999 at age 17.

The German Headache Foundation has been informing the public about headache disorders as an online platform for over 20 years.

Jaime Sanders is a blogger and patient advocate who lives in Virginia with her husband and three children. She has had a life-long journey with migraine disease.

Michelle Tracy is a patient advocate, writer, and keynote speaker who speaks about her life migraine. The Migraine Warrior educates, advocates, and fundraises for migraine and other headache disorders.

Judy has lived with migraine since she was 7 years old. Her blog aims to support and foster understanding among patients and their loved ones living with chronic illnesses around the world.

The U.S. Pain Foundation is the leading advocacy organization for people with pain. Their mission is to empower, educate, connect, and advocate for individuals living with chronic illness that causes pain, as well as their caregivers and clinicians.

VeDA supports and empowers vestibular patients on their journey back to balance through education, advocacy, and by connecting them with vestibular healthcare specialists.

"AHDA believes in building awareness and reducing stigma around migraine and headache disease. We support Shades for Migraine as a champion in this space."

Alliance for Headache Disorder Advocacy

“We believe SFM is a powerful and encouraging initiative not only for people with migraine but for those who don´t suffer to join the movement and give their support too. EMHA believes SFM shares all the values and goals we are trying to achieve as an organization. It is also a fun and different way to get to the target and we think that is great!”

European Migraine & Headache Alliance

“The National Headache Foundation is thrilled to participate in Shades For Migraine to help raise awareness in a creative, fun, and engaging way.”

The National Headache Foundation

"We are thrilled to be able to join the world migraine community by bringing Shades for Migraine to Australia. The more people we have working together to get migraine on the map, the better."

Migraine Australia

“U.S. Pain takes part in Shades for Migraine to raise migraine awareness as well as offer support to the millions of individuals living with headache and migraine diseases. The campaign is an opportunity to start a conversation that hopefully breaks down barriers to treatment options, societal stigma, and access to care. U.S. Pain proudly joins the SFM efforts to recognize those living with migraine and create further awareness, understanding and support for the community."

U.S. Pain Foundation

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Interested in becoming a Shades For Migraine Partner? Email us at sara@migrainedisorders.org