For this first instalment in my new Pain Management Series, I talk about how a relentless pain flare and the reminder of what you can no longer do can quickly go from a physical problem to a dangerous decline in one’s mental health.Read More
Tag: chronic illness
Mental health challenges go hand in hand with chronic illness. In this piece published by Psoriatic-Arthritis.com, I talk about how these are intertwined and more needs to be done to support the mental health of those living with chronic illness.Read More
Freelance writer, advocate, dad
Freelance writer, blogger and arthritis advocate who has had psoriatic-associated Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis from childhood. Raising awareness and sharing his experiences to help others, Joel specialises in parenting, pain and the mental health impact of living with chronic illness and writes for several leading charities and organisations including Scope, Versus Arthritis and Health Union.