Arthritis Resources

Over time, we hope to collate a small collection of essential arthritis resources. If you think something should be on this list, then please get in touch.

Disclaimer: I talk candidly about my personal health journey, but I cannot help you personally with your health issues. My contact forms and email are not for medical support. Please contact your GP for medical assistance.

Arthritis support

Versus Arthritis

Leading charity in the UK for arthritis suffers. Versus Arthritis was formed in 2018 following a merger of Arthritis Care and Arthritis Research UK.

Helpline: 0800 5200 520

Psoriasis Association

Raise awareness of psoriasis; provide information and support to people who are affected by psoriasis; and promote and fund research into psoriasis.

Helpline: N/A
Tel: 01604 251 620

National Axial Spondyloarthritis (axial SpA) Society (NASS)

Formerly known as the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society, NASS is the only UK charity entirely focused on axial spondyloarthritis (axial SpA) including ankylosing spondylitis (AS), providing specialist support for over 40 years.

Helpline: 020 8741 15 15


The ThinkJIA website and resources have been created for both parents/carers and professionals to aid early diagnosis and referral of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JiA).


Mental health

If in the UK and you would like to talk to somebody about your mental health, visit the Samaritans here or call them free 24/7 on 116 123.

If you are worried about someone else, check out this page for advice.



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Facebook Support Group

Did you know that JoelvsArthritis also runs a Facebook support group for those affected by arthritis and autoimmune disease?

Head over to: to be a part of our amazing and supportive community!

Resources and Support Articles

Facebook support group launched

This week, we have launched a Facebook group for those living with, supporting others with or have an interest in arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Since I launched my Facebook page earlier this year to promote my writing, we have seen a growing community develop. It’s been amazing to watch followers, complete strangers to one another, […]


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