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Self-Advocacy Guide

Information and strategies to help empower you in
your journey with arthritis

Effectively managing the symptoms of arthritis and their impact on your life can be a challenge. Learning to advocate for yourself and your needs is an essential skill for people who want to manage their disease and live the best life possible despite their arthritis. The Self-Advocacy Guide provides information and strategies to help you become an empowered advocate for your needs, and for the needs of others.

Exemple picture for Taking an Active Role in Your Treatment Planning Taking an Active Role in Your Treatment Planning

Learn about your condition, communicate with your health care team and make informed decisions about your care needs

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Learn about the different sources of coverage for health care costs, and how to navigate them to get the support you need

Exemple picture for Advocating for Change Advocating for Change

Learn how our health care system works, and how your voice can help influence policies that affect you and other patients

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