NIH Neurological Institute
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a component of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading Federal supporter of research on disorders of the brain and nervous system. The Institute also sponsors an active public information program and can answer questions about diagnosis, treatment, and research related to headache.
Private voluntary organizations that offer information and services to those affected by headache include the following:
American Council for Headache Education
875 Kings Highway
Woodbury, NJ 08096
(800) 255-ACHE (2243)
This organization is a nonprofit patient/health professional partnership dedicated to advancing treatment and management of headache and to raising the public awareness of headache as a valid, biologically based illness. ACHE offers headache brochures, a quarterly newsletter, the book Migraine: The Complete Guide , assistance through in-person support groups, and support via the Internet and commercial on-line service providers.
National Headache Foundation
428 W. St. James Place
Chicago, IL 60614-2750
The foundation promotes research and public education, publishes a newsletter, and offers many publications including a state-by-state list of physician members, a headache chart, a handbook, brochures, and fact sheets.
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
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