Tips for Teens

Here are some tips from Anna, Morgan and Samantha to help you navigate medical and social issues like medications, socializing, school, and diet.

Signs of Depression and Anxiety in Children and Teens

Kids with JDM experience depression and anxiety at 2-3 times a higher rate than their peers. We hope that by outlining the common signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety, you are better able to support your children.

Resources for Patients Who Have Pain

Resources for Patients who have pain

Here are some resources and recommendations for ways of addressing pain. These come from pediatric rheumatologists and other medical providers/researchers.

Government Resources

Government Resources

Helpful links for government resources such as the Social Security Administration, Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, and more.

Health Insurance Tips and Links

Health Insurance Tips and Links

Tips and links for dealing with insurance claims, denials and appeals, making phone calls, changes in health care law, help with medical bills, and more.

Support Cure JM Foundation

Support Cure JM Foundation

Cure JM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, volunteer-managed organization dedicated to finding a cure for juvenile myositis (JM).

2021 Impact Report and 2022 Goals

Featuring Jim Minow, Executive Director of Cure JM, Dr. Andrew Heaton, Ph.D, Chief Scientific Officer, and Shannon Malloy, Director of Development and Family Engagement.

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