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icon-web_site_3 Arthritis Awareness Week 2017 Sunday 28 May to Saturday 3 June

 

The hidden struggle: the impact of arthritis on emotional wellbeing

·       One third of people living with arthritis are thought to be clinically depressed or anxious

·       Arthritis Australia unveils new features of its EMPOWERED online resource,

highlighting the link between arthritis and emotional wellbeing

·       Young adults with arthritis to benefit from new source of expert advice and support

 

28 May 2017: To mark this year’s Arthritis Awareness Week (28 May-3 June), Arthritis Australia has today announced its commitment to help improve the mental health of Australians living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This coincides with the unveiling of new features on its online resource, EMPOWERED, which will further enhance its support for Australians living with these conditions. 

Click on the link below to view the full media release:

 

  MEDIA RELEASE - The hidden struggle: the impact of arthritis on emotional wellbeing (28/05/17)

 

 

 

To find out what is happening in your local area for Arthritis Awareness Week, visit your state websites below:


Arthritis ACT - www.arthritisact.org.au

Arthritis NSW - www.arthritisnsw.org.au

Arthritis QLD - www.arthritis.org.au

Arthritis SA - www.arthritissa.org.au

Arthritis TAS - www.arthritistas.org.au

Arthritis WA - www.arthritiswa.org.au

Arthritis NT - www.aont.org.au

 

icon-web_site_3 Riding for Rheumatoid Arthritis Research - Canberra to Adelaide

Research is the answer.

‘Riding for Arthritis’ was a success with a group of cyclists raising over $29,000. They, departed from Parliament House Canberra on Thursday March 31, then wound their way through Jugiong, Wagga, Jerilderie, Wakool, Swan Hill, Ouyen, Pinnaroo and Murray Bridge before arriving in Adelaide, on Friday April 8.

For more details and to view the media release, click here.

 


icon-web_site_3 Webinars

For information on webinars, visit the state websites below:


Arthritis ACT - www.arthritisact.org.au

Arthritis NSW - www.arthritisnsw.org.au

Arthritis QLD - www.arthritis.org.au

Arthritis SA - www.arthritissa.org.au

Arthritis TAS - www.arthritistas.org.au

Arthritis WA - www.arthritiswa.org.au

Arthritis NT - www.aont.org.au

 

 

 

 



 

Reviewed and updated May 2017


 

 
 
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