Spotlight on: JIA 

Most people don’t know that kids get arthritis, but juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) affects more than 6000 Australian children - including babies and toddlers. JIA is a painful, autoimmune form of arthritis that can cause severe fatigue, skin rashes, joint damage and permanent disability.
If COVID-19 is causing you anxiety, online support can help

Beyond Blue's 'Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service'  is providing information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Beyond Blue’s dedicated coronavirus phone support line: 1800512348

What are 'arthritis medicines'?

What's the difference between DMARDs and bDMARDs? Are opioids safe?  What exactly to NSAIDs do?
Our 'Medicines Overview' webpage provides simple descriptions of common arthritis medicines and how they may relieve arthritis-related symptoms.

Looking to join a research study?

Research holds the key to more effective treatments for arthritis and our Current Research Studies list is updated weekly with the latest opportunities to volunteer  - online and face-to-face - for exciting clinical trials and research projects!

Exclusive offer from Adjusta Mattress 

Our newest Arthritis Australia Supporter, Adjusta Mattress, is offering our newsletter subscribers up to 25% off of all Sleep Systems. Just mention code: ARTHAUS1

Contacting Us
We want our community to feel safe and informed during these difficult times. If you feel uncertain about any of the information you are receiving or would like to ask any questions, please contact the friendly team on the National Arthritis Infoline.

National Arthritis Infoline: 1800 011 041
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