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Youth Mentor Program

Are you seeking support and guidance to help you or your child navigate life with alopecia areata? If you are interested in being paired with a mentor or becoming a mentor, click below!

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Advocate for Change

Meet with your elected officials as a Legislative Liaison, or researchers as a Health and Research Ambassador. Guide your destiny, and have fun while doing it. We’ll show you how!

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Find Support

There’s strength in numbers. NAAF’s national network of support groups and phone contacts offer another way to create a sense of community — no matter where you live.

Patient Videos

Listen to a diverse group of alopecia areata community members sharing their life's highs and lows, and their advice to others who are also going through journeys not unlike their own.


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Supportive Resources

NAAF was established in 1981 with one clear goal; to offer support to individuals affected by alopecia areata. Though the mission has expanded over the past two decades, the importance of providing a substantial support program to people of all ages and interests has not diminished. NAAF's various support programs and resources offer different ways to create a sense of community amongst individuals with alopecia areata and their families.

NAAF’s Response to News of FDA-Approved Drug for Alopecia Areata

History was made as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Olumiant™ for alopecia areata, marking the first FDA-approved treatment for this disease.

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What’s happening in your community

September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month!
Sep 01, 2022, 1:15AM PDT to Sep 30, 2022, 11:45PM PDT
Philadelphia, PA Virtual Support Meeting
Sep 27, 2022, 6:00PM EDT
San Francisco Virtual Support Meeting
Sep 29, 2022, 7:30PM PDT
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Alopecia Areata Awareness Month is Coming!!

This September increase public awareness of alopecia areata, the need for more FDA-approved treatments, engage new supporters, fundraise and have fun!!