The American Academy of Dermatology

The American Academy of Dermatology was founded in 1938. It is the largest, most influential and most representative dermatology group in the United States. With a membership of more than 17,000, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States, as well as a growing number of international dermatologists

National Alopecia Areata Foundation

The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF), headquartered in San Rafael, CA, supports research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata. NAAF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and a prestigious Scientific Advisory Council. Founded in 1981, NAAF is widely regarded as the largest, most influential and most representative foundation associated with alopecia areata.



American Hair Loss Association

The American Hair Loss Association is the only national, non-profit 501(c)3 charity dedicated to educating the public, healthcare professionals, mainstream media and legislators about the emotionally devastating disease of hair loss (alopecia).  Committed to the prevention and treatment of hair loss, the AHLA is dedicated to supporting research that will ultimately treat and cure those who suffer from this silent epidemic.


Children’s Alopecia Project

Our Mission: To help any child in need who is living with hair loss due to all forms of Alopecia.

Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disease that is not life threatening, but is life altering. It is not contagious. You can’t catch it and it does not hurt. It is almost as if your body is allergic to hair, which causes it to fall out.


The Wellness Community

At The Wellness Community of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, hope can be found in abundance. Part of a national network of 24 agencies, plus 3 in development, 2 international and 3 international affiliate locations. The Wellness Community in our area offers people with cancer and their loved ones, free of charge, the support and resources they need to maintain a high quality of life and to cope with this life-threatening condition. Programs include a variety of weekly support groups, stress management advice, children’s programs, classes in tai chi, yoga and nutrition. Support, health lifestyle (stress management) and wide-ranging education have proven to be an unbeatable combination.