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Youth & Parent Support Events

Miles for Migraine hosts in-person and Zoom events for teens and parents to learn about migraine, coping strategies, and to meet other teens across the country who experience similar challenges.

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Teen Talks

This weekly virtual group provides a safe, judgment-free space to discuss issues and challenges the migraine warrior faces.

Hosted by:  Kelli Sloan, LSW

Youth Socials

We hope to return to hosting both online and in-person youth socials in 2022. Watch this space for future updates.

Youth and Parent Education Events

Every other month, Miles for Migraine will be partnering with Children’s Hospitals and other Healthcare Providers to discuss various issues and topics to better succeed in the Migraine World.

Enhancing the Headache Specialist and Patient Partnership

How to Make the Most of Your Migraine Plan

Teens and young adults with chronic migraine and other headache disorders and/or their parents/caregivers are invited to a 60 minute program featuring Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Have the opportunity to ask questions such as:

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
7:30 pm ET | Virtual

How to Treat Your Migraine Without Medicine

Supplementing your Child's Migraine Treatment Plan with Non-Pharmacological Alternatives

Parents/caregivers of children and young adults with chronic migraine and other headache disorders are invited to a 60-minute program hosted by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta featuring Dr. Michelle Tutmaher and Beth Rosengrant, PNP.

Saturday, November 13, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET | Virtual

For Parents

Support Group for Parents of Migraine Warrior

Hosted by: Mary Lou Viola, Director of Youth Programs

This group meets every other week to discuss the ups and downs of your child’s illness in a safe, judgment-free space.

Every Other Wednesday
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

Migraine Education Series for Parents

Hosted by: Michelle Clementi, Ph.D., and Kelli Sloan, LSW

This 6-week virtual educational series provides parents tools to help navigate the uncertainties of a migraine diagnosis of a child.

Thursdays
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

Past Teen Education Events

Migraine Resources for Teens

Headache Relief Guide

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

Relaxation

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

Headache & Arts

Headache & Arts

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

Everything you need to know about migraine and other headache disorders

Miles for Migraine has information on a wide range of topics from signs and symptoms of migraine to coping strategies.

Contact us for more information

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

The Miles for Migraine Youth Events are made possible by the support of Dr. Amy Gelfand from UCSF Headache Center and Dr. Christina Szperka from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Adolescent Patient Brochure

Adult Patient Brochure

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