Psoriasis One to One
Are you newly diagnosed? Have questions? Need to talk?
Those recently diagnosed with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis often describe feeling lonely, isolated and anxious at first. However, it doesn't have to stay that way. Psoriasis One to One connects you with people who have psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. They have been through what you are going through and are thriving.
Get the what you need to overcome your struggles with the disease:
- Disease and treatment information (not medical advice).
- Resources, such as locating a health care provider experienced in treating psoriatic diseases in your area, and opportunities to connect with others in the psoriatic disease community.
- Goal setting goals for a healthier lifestyle
- Emotional support
Feedback from Psoriasis One to One:
"I tried to talk to people about [psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis] and they would change the subject. I need to connect... This program is important because it gives people a chance to connect." Terri E., Psoriasis One to One volunteer
"When I was first diagnosed, I was disheartened. My mentor made the diagnosis a little more bearable. I really feel like this program helped me get through the frustration of the initial shock of the diagnosis." Nicole S., One to One participant
"There were a lot of people who helped me with emotional support [when I was first diagnosed] and I really needed that. One to One is a perfect way for me to reciprocate." Matthew K., Psoriasis One to One volunteer