Peer Support

Peer Support

Cure JM offers a variety of family and peer support resources and programs for parents, children, teens, and young adults who are affected by juvenile myositis. We invite all clinicians and providers to share the following flyers with newly diagnosed and current JM patients which highlight our mission, deliver standardized resources, and offer support. 

Join Cure JM Flier here

Emotional Health Flier here

Family Support Guide here

  • Join Cure JM  Everyone is invited to join, including friends, families, and healthcare providers.  Join today and receive a free copy of the book Myositis and You, the leading guide to juvenile myositis care.
  • Get support in our private Facebook group.  
  • Attend an Event  Participate in Town Halls online, attend in-person events or participate in research.  Many participation opportunities can be done from home.
  • Join our Advocates Council  This is a group of patients age 18-30 who are supporting each other and others.
Affordable and Accessible Treatments for JM

Affordable and Accessible Treatments for JM

Two special guest speakers, Michelle Vogel, MPA, IV Solutions RX, and Laurel Cherwin, BSN, RN, IgCN, Octapharma, shared information on navigating affordable treatments and care for JM patients.

Research Achievements

A task that seemed daunting 20 years ago, to change the world for patients diagnosed with juvenile myositis, is now within our reach.

Ways to help your kids and yourself cope living with JM

Cure JM Mental Health Coordinator, Suzanne Edison discusses ways to help your kids and yourself cope living with JM. Learn about emotional and behavioral challenges that often come with chronic diseases like juvenile myositis and ways to help patients and caregivers cope.

Join Cure JM

Membership is free and we’ll connect you with a network of support, encouragement, and resources.

Cure JM supports families, patients, and the juvenile myositis research community.

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