Provides self-help coping skills and peer support to people with chronic pain. Sponsors local support groups throughout the U.S. and provides assistance in starting and maintaining support groups.
P.O. Box 850
Non-profit organization dedicated to raising research funds, public awareness, and quality of life for those afflicated with all forms of spinal cord-related paralysis. Focuses on the cause, rehabilitation, prevention, and cure for transverse myelitis.
P.O. Box 56696
Supports and conducts research and related programs in the area of spinal cord injury.
305-243-6001; 800-STANDUP (782-6387)
1095 NW 14th Terrace
Lois Pope LIFE Center
301-459-5900; 800-346-2742; 301-459-5984 (TTY)
8400 Corporate Drive
Nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy for those who have rare neuroimmunologic diseases of the central nervous system, including transverse myelitis (TM), acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), optic neuritis, and neuromyelitis optica (Devic's disease). Facilitates support and networking programs, offers educational materials, sponsors an information clearinghouse, and investigates, advocates for, and supports research and innovative treatment efforts. Offers a newsletter and an international membership directory.
1787 Sutter Parkway
Post Office Box 15185