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Migraines and Other Headaches

Where to Go for HelpIn The United States

  • American Council for Headache Education (ACHE) 19 Mantua Road Mount Royal, NJ 08061
    (800) 255-ACHE
    (856) 423-0258
    e-mail: achehq@talley.com
    Web site: http://www.achenet.org ACHE is a nonprofit organization that works with patients and doctors to help people participate in their own care. The organization publishes a quarterly newsletter, Headache; helps to organize support groups; offers support services on-line.
  • National Headache Foundation (NHF) 428 West Saint James Place, 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60614-2750
    (888) NHF-5552
    (800) 843-2256
    Web site: http://www.headaches.org The oldest and largest organization for those with headaches, the NHF is a volunteer, nonprofit group that provides free information about headaches, sends out lists of doctors who are members of the foundation, publishes a quarterly newsletter, NHF Head Lines, and can provide localized lists of support groups. If there are no support groups available in a person's area, the NHF can help interested persons start one.
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) 31 Center Drive MSC 2540 Building 31, Room 8A-06 Bethesda, MD 20892-2540
    (800) 352-9424
    Web site: http://www.ninds.nih.gov
    e-mail: nindswebadmin@nih.gov An agency of the United States federal government, this organization is the leading supporter of biomedical research on the brain and nervous system.

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