American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association

National organization that works to alleviate suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity. Dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, research, and patient services.

Website

https://www.aarda.org

Phone

586-776-3900; 800-598-4668

Address

19176 Half Road
Suite 130
Clinton Township,
MI 48038

Arthritis Foundation

Volunteer-driven organization that works to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Offers free brochures on various types of arthritis, treatment options, and management of daily activities when affected.

Website

https://www.arthritis.org/

Phone

844-571-4357

Address

1355 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 600
Atlanta,
GA 30357

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Voluntary health agency that fosters neuromuscular disease research and provides patient care funded almost entirely by individual private contributors. MDA addresses the muscular dystrophies, spinal muscular atrophy, ALS, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, myasthenia gravis, Friedreich's ataxia, metabolic diseases of muscle, and inflammatory diseases of muscle, for a total of more than 40 neuromuscular diseases.

Website

https://www.mda.org/

Phone

800-572-1717

Address

National Office - 222 S. Riverside Plaza
161 N. Clark, Suite 3550
Chicago,
IL 60601

Myositis Association

Works to improve the lives of those affected by inflammatory myopathies. Seeks out persons with inflammatory myopathies, provides a support network, acts as a resource for patients and the medical community, advocates for patients, and promotes research into the causes and treatment of the disorders.

Website

https://www.myositis.org

Phone

703-299-4850; 800-821-7356

Address

2000 Duke Street
Suite 300
Alexandria,
VA 22314

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Website

http://www.niams.nih.gov

Phone

877-22-NIAMS (226-4267); 301-565-2966 (TTY)

Address

1 AMS Circle
Bethesda,
MD 20892-3675

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Website

http://www.niehs.nih.gov

Phone

919-541-3345

Address

National Institutes of Health, DHHS
111 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park,
NC 27709