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Watch & Learn

NAAF has a wide variety of resources to increase awareness and understanding of alopecia areata, including educational webinars, patient videos and inspiring community voices. We hope these videos, webinars and stories not only leave you better informed but empowered as well.

Alopecia Areata Patient Videos

We can always learn and gain confidence from those who have shared similar experiences to our own. These videos feature 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.

Community Voices

If there was one thing you could tell your friends about alopecia areata, what would it be?  What’s one thing you would like to tell your dermatologist, parents, co-workers, or classmates? NAAF asked our community these very questions and we hope you’ll find these patient perspectives both candid and informative. And if you’re an alopecia areata patient, you may find your experience is similar to that of the patients featured here. Learn how you can share your voice.


NAAF is pleased to offer free webinars in the You Are Not Alone: Education and Empowerment Webinar Series. We recognize the crucial need for the patient community to interact with medical professionals and experts with experience on topics specific to alopecia areata. These webinars cover a variety of relevant topics presented by a diverse set of speakers that will empower and educate community members wherever they are on their journey with alopecia areata.

NAAF gratefully acknowledges the support provided for the You Are Not Alone: Education and Empowerment Webinar Series from our partners.

Alopecia Areata 101

What’s the difference between alopecia areata and other types of hair loss? This webinar provides an overview of alopecia areata, the terms used to describe it, and how it differs from other types of hair loss.  Some myths and facts about…

Turning Alopecia Areata Advocacy into Action

Turning Alopecia Areata Advocacy into Action  What does it mean to be an advocate for alopecia areata? Join this webinar to hear from members of the alopecia areata community who have taken their advocacy to the next level!  Dermatologist Kristen…
Lisa Lombard, PhD

Mental Health and Living with Alopecia Areata

Psychologist Lisa Lombard, PhD discusses the impact of alopecia areata on mental health. Dr. Lombard shares her expertise on navigating the emotions that come with a diagnosis of alopecia areata. Guided imagery and breathing exercises for stress management are also…

JAK Inhibitor Treatment for Alopecia Areata: Understanding Side Effects and Monitoring

JAK Inhibitor Treatment for Alopecia Areata: Understanding Side Effects and Monitoring Learn more about JAK inhibitors for the treatment of alopecia areata. Dr. Maryanne Senna will explain the warning labels on JAK inhibitors, where they come from, and what is…

Hanging With Our Young Alopecians

Alopecians are superheroes and Georgia Van Cuylenburg believes our young Alopecians are the Elite Squad! In this month’s webinar, we invite you to join a panel of young Alopecians in a safe and supportive space where we can talk about…

Wigs and Insurance: How to Advocate for the Coverage You Deserve

Join Supriya Surender as she shares her personal hair loss experience and how she navigated the insurance world to successfully receive reimbursement for her wigs. Access Slides here: /pdf/naaf_wigs_insurance_supriya_surender.pdf