Help make a difference in the lives of those with autoimmune disease.
Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system attacks the body’s own healthy cells. There are over 80 known autoimmune diseases and counting, affecting more than 14 million Americans.
Find national and international organizations focused on specific autoimmune diseases, from alopecia areata to vitiligo.
Information, health-related articles, and resources to help you navigate living well with autoimmune disease.
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Browse our resource lists and information via the links below.
Find Medical Institutions Focused on Your Autoimmune Disease
An extensive list of centers, clinics, and hospitals across the United States that specialize in diagnosing and treating various autoimmune diseases.
We support autoimmune disease education and research by funding grants for scientific investigations, holding live talks with experts, and partnering with the Celiac Disease Program to create educational resources.
Comprehensive Educational Resources for Those Living with Celiac Disease
Our celiac-focused resources are a product of GAI’s partnership with the Celiac Disease Program at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. Visit our Celiac Education page to find information on Gluten Free Education Day, expert celiac talks, podcasts, a gluten-free diet app, and cooking and nutrition videos.
Join Us for Our Next Autoimmune Support Group, July 31st, 10-11:30am PT
Our aim is to help each other live well and feel heard, while not letting disease define us. We encourage members to come as they are, with an open mind and the willingness to nurture a positive atmosphere.
The Global Autoimmune Institute is empowering solutions in the diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune disease (AD) through research, education, and community, while supporting multidisciplinary approaches to wellness.
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Learn more about the Global Autoimmune Institute as we explain our work, autoimmune risk factors, and research advances in our Nature sponsor feature!
Home » Resources » Autoimmune Organizations
Do you have a diagnosed autoimmune disease? Or want to learn more about a specific condition?
Explore our growing list of national and international organizations below. At the top are groups that focus on whole body approaches to autoimmune health and healing. Next are disease organizations listed alphabetically and ranging from alopecia areata to vitiligo, providing in-depth information and support on daily living, advocacy, research, science, healthcare, and more.
For a complete list of autoimmune and related conditions, including other names they’re known by, check out our A-Z Disease List.
peer support and resources with a functional medicine approach
Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) resources, recipes, articles, and community
Chronic Wellness Collective
educational program, community, and nurse coaching
Global Healthy Living Foundation
resources and support for chronic illness patients during the pandemic
The Institute for Functional Medicine
information and “find a practitioner” tool
Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis
evidence-based recovery program, resources, and support for MS
The Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation (AAMDS)
National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF)
Spondylitis Association of America (SAA)
Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance (AEA)
American Liver Foundation (ALF)
Vestibular Disorder Association (VeDA)
American Behcet’s Disease Association (ABDA)
International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation (IPPF)
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF)
Celiac Disease Program at Children’s National Hospital
National Celiac Association
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
American Thyroid Association
National Academy of Hypothyroidism and Integrative Sciences (NAHIS)
Platelet Disorder Support Association (PDSA)
Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)
Lupus Research Alliance (LRA)
MS Society (UK)
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis (OMS)
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA)
Advocacy and Awareness for Immune Disorders Association (AAIDA)
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)
arthritis support, education, advocacy, and research
Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, UK (NRAS)
Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network
Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF)
Vitiligo Support International (VSI)
Many of the following conditions either coexist or are associated with autoimmune diseases. Others are suspected to be autoimmune in nature. Visit our A-Z Disease List for more information.
Solve ME/CFS Initiative (Solve M.E.)
The Ehlers-Danlos Society
American Lyme Disease Foundation (ALDF)
Narcolepsy Network (NN)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA)
American Tinnitus Association (ATA)
Vasculitis Foundation (VF)
DISCLAIMER: The above lists do not indicate affiliation with any organization, nor do they signify or imply endorsement of any information provided on linked websites.