June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (#MHAM), and the full headache, migraine and cluster communities are working together for our diseases to be recognized.
What is MHAM?
June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (#MHAM), and the full headache, migraine and cluster communities are working together for our diseases to be recognized. A disease awareness month plays a vital role in raising public knowledge, addressing stigma and building a stronger community of patient advocates. This website will serve as a central hub of information about MHAM and the activities planned for the month - geared for those living with headache diseases, their caregivers and the general public. Be sure to check out our blog posts written by advocates. Join us in advocating and spreading awareness! Now, more than ever, we need our community.
Leading up to and during the month of June, we are featuring daily blog posts from the headache and migrane community. Some of the posts are written by long-time advocates, and some are written by brand new advocates. Sharing your personal story is a great way to become an advocate - of yourself, of your disease and our community.
Although social media has overtaken blogging as the primary place
where people meet online, blogging provides a unique opportunity for a deeper connection to others and is an excellent way to advocate for people with headache disorders. Blogging also challenges you to grow personally and professionally. This post describes one person’s
blogging story, the benefits of blogging, and how you can start your own blog.
The impact of headache and migraine disorders is well-documented. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, more than 157 million workdays are lost…Read More
MHAM This Week
June is an exciting month for migraine and headache disease awareness. Check in with us daily to see how you can participate and spread the word! Click on a date below to see the events planned.