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This Miles for Migraine Philadelphia Meetup group has been created to help facilitate local in-person events for you, the person who is impacted by migraine or headache disease. You may be a person who has migraine, cluster headache or another headache disease, or you may know someone who is deeply impacted.

We have an annual Miles for Migraine Walk, Run or Just Relax in Philadelphia, but would like to make you aware of other events organized just for folks like you. You will have the opportunity to meet others dealing with similar challenges and be around people who understand you.


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Upcoming events (3)

Miles for Migraine Teen and Parent Educational Day

3615 Civic Center Blvd

Teens with chronic headaches and their parents/caregivers are invited to a one-day program to learn: -What we know about chronic migraine and other headaches -Strategies to manage symptoms -Opportunities to connect and support other teens and parents who are facing similar challenges Lunch will be served Please consider making a $10 per person donation to defray the cost of food Park in the Buerger or Wood Center garages-parking vouchers will be provided at the event Please wear comfortable clothing Please RSVP by Wednesday Feb 13th at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/miles-for-migraine-youth-camp-registration-53266582783?fbclid=IwAR1gk-A3U0RDb6g377bp4RJUH1mpUDin5iEgSljNCazaVBbRyTuz_ovh1L8 Email us at [masked] with any questions! We hope to see you!

Miles for Migraine - Monthly Mingle

The Rosemont Plaza

Come join Miles for Migraine at our community meet-up! Come meet and chat, to build and foster community: We Will Be: -Getting to know one another -Talking about our personal heroes -Discussing coping with migraine (crying and laughing is encouraged) We look forward to seeing each one of you and expanding our ranks of those who unite in the fight. Come tell us about your life and meet those with courage like you. Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages for just yourself or to share with the group. There will be some beverages and snacks provided. No alcohol, sorry.

Miles for Migraine Education Day

Lankenau Medical Center

In a continued effort to create awareness about migraine and headache disease, we are hosting our third annual Miles for Migraine Education Day in Philadelphia. The event will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 9:30am-4pm. If you attended last year, please plan to join us again. We will be presenting new sessions and new afternoon breakouts too. The day will be both informational and experiential. Our goal is for the person with migraine, cluster and other headache diseases to both learn and be supported. Topics will cover coping strategies, advocacy, reducing stigma, research, and medical advancements. There will be time to join with others in a supportive and safe community. Members of the pharmaceutical industry will be present to share information on the latest medical treatments and therapies. We have invited local doctors and other providers to give lectures with slides in the morning. The afternoon sessions are an opportunity for open dialogue and experiential participation, so that the day is not confined to only lectured information. You will also have time to connect with other people in the community to discuss topics relevant to advocacy or simply chat about whatever your want. There will be a quiet space should you need it. Keynote Speaker: Katherine Foxhall Social and medical historian Katherine Foxhall earned her PhD from the University of Warwick, UK. She has published and lectured on a wide range of topics in medical history, and is the author of Migraine: A History, to be published in Spring 2019 by Johns Hopkins University Press. In her presentation historian Katherine Foxhall reveals how ordinary people and medical professionals have described, explained, and treated migraine for over a thousand years. Foxhall argues that our current knowledge of migraine is founded on a centuries-long social, cultural, and medical history that continues to profoundly shape our knowledge and attitudes towards the disease, the people who have migraine, our treatment of pain. REGISTER: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/PHLMED2019

Past events (2)

Miles for Migraine - Meet & Greet

The Rosemont Plaza

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