Family Programs

Learn more about navigating your migraine journey as a family

Miles for Migraine hosts various live and virtual events for kids, teens, and parents to learn about migraine, coping strategies and build a community with others from across the country that experiences similar challenges.

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Support Groups

Teen Talks

Hosted by:  Kelli Sloan, LSW

Teen Talks is a weekly virtual meetup group for young people aged 11-17 who have migraine and other headache disorders. When applicable the chat will be divided into two groups, for ages 11-13, and 14-17.

A parent or guardian must complete registration for anyone under 18.

Tuesdays
  7:00 pm EST / 4:00 pm PST

Parent-to-Parent Support Group

Hosted by: Michelle Clementi, PhD

This one-hour virtual group for parents of children and teens with migraine or other headache conditions. Meet twice a month to discuss the ups and downs of their child's migraine journey in a safe, judgment-free space.

While this program is paused, we recommend U.S. Pain Foundation for support group meetings for caregivers/care partners of people with chronic pain.

Not accepting registrations at this time

Pediatric Clinical Trials

More research is needed to help find safe and effective treatments for children and teens with migraine. These studies evaluate the effectiveness and safety of trial medications already approved for adults with migraine. If you are interested in having your child or teen participate in a trial, please check out the information below.

Pediatric Clinical Trials 101: What they are and how to participate

A Study in Children with Migraine

Lundbeck

A pediatric migraine study is seeking particpants to help test a study drug for migraine in children.

To qualify for this study, your child must:

  • Be a male or female aged 6 to 11 years of age
  • Have migraine that have been diagnosed by a doctor for at least 6 months
  • Have a migraine at least 4 days per month for at least the past 3 months

Migraine Resources for the Family

Headache Relief Guide

Help for teens and their families to gain better control of headaches, get appropriate medical care and limit the disability caused by headaches.

Relaxation

Like playing a sport or instrument, relaxation requires frequent practice to work well.

Headache & Arts

Increase your knowledge of migraine and concussion among high school students through a visual arts–based curriculum.

Migraine at School

Migraine at School provides resources for the child, parent, and educator to improve the school experience. Migraine at School is a national movement to guide families through the complicated journey of migraine.

U.S. Pain Foundation

The Pediatric Pain Warrior Program assists children and their families in finding support, resources, and community. This program offers in-depth retreats, family summer camps, and events, featuring expert speakers, workshops, and more. 

Together with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, UCSF and Nemours Headache Centers, we published a white paper on the importance of, and benefits of our signature Youth Migraine Day Camp.