October is Eczema Awareness Month. This year, in addition to our #unhideECZEMA campaign, we are focusing on #therealeczema. The goal of this campaign is to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and illuminate eczema’s true impacts.
Week 1: #TheRealCostofEczema
Learn • Share • Connect
Learn about the costs of eczema.
Share stats and stories that matter to you and your community.
Connect with resources, support, and eczema warriors.
#TheRealCostofEczema: Articles and webcasts
Page: Eczema facts
Page: Eczema and emotional wellness
Article: Mounting evidence sheds light on the burden of eczema
Article: Dr. Drucker talks “burden of disease”
Article: Faces of atopic dermatitis in America
Article: Nearly one-third of people with atopic dermatitis report depression/anxiety
Article: Researchers identify link between atopic dermatitis and suicidal thoughts, behavior
Article: Bullying and self-esteem in kids with eczema
Article: Happily ever after (with eczema)
Article: Sleep disturbances, exhaustion common among mothers of eczema children
Article: Hand eczema common among health care workers
Article: Climbing the corporate ladder with eczema
Webinar: How to be well when you don’t feel well: The mind-body connection
Webinar: Managing your child’s eczema
More articles and stories about the costs of eczema
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Related hashtags: #TheRealEczema, #TheRealCostofEczema, #unhideECZEMA, #eczemamonth, #EAM2019
Page: Help with medical and prescription costs for eczema
Page: Working with your health insurance
Article: 6 ways to manage your eczema without breaking the bank
Article: 10 inexpensive ways I manage my eczema
Downloadable PDF: Tools for School
Derma Care Access Network
NIH: National Institute of Mental Health