Helpline

Submit your question or call toll-free to receive personalized service, when and where you need it.

Our Helpline helps people like you better understand your arthritis, define treatment goals and ways to find access to better health. Our staff of licensed, clinical social workers understand arthritis and have helped thousands of people like you. Through the Helpline you’ll receive personalized service, when and where you need it.

Trained social workers are standing by with resources that could help you:

  • Lower the cost of your medications
  • Interpret your insurance coverage
  • Better understand your disease
  • Connect you with other people like you
  • Improve communication with your health care providers

Please submit your question in the form below. If you prefer to speak directly to a Helpline Coordinator, call (toll-free) 1-844-571-HELP (4357). You will receive a response within 24-hours.

Please note:

If this is a medical emergency, call 911

  • The Arthritis Foundation Helpline is available only to adult US residents.
  • The Arthritis Foundation can not provide cash assistance.
  • The Helpline can not diagnose your arthritis or prescribe medications or procedures.

Managing Your Pain Quiz

Over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers are easy to buy but can cause harm when not taken as directed. Test your knowledge about taking acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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Making Sense of Your Insurance

Choose the right coverage, reduce costs and minimize claim denials with these helpful tips.

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Your Exercise Solution (YES)

Interactive tool that allows patients to select the joint(s) that hurts and their current fitness level to find relevant exercises and appropriate modifications.

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  • Donate

    Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life.

  • Volunteer

    Join us and become a Champion of Yes. There are many volunteer opportunities available.

  • Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Take part to be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis.

  • Partner

    Proud Partners of the Arthritis Foundation make an annual commitment to directly support the Foundation’s mission.

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Make a Donation

Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

Become a Member

Become an Arthritis Foundation member today for just $20. You'll receive a year's worth of Arthritis Today magazine, access to helpful tools, resources, and more.

Make a Honor or Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.


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Live Yes! INSIGHTS


Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 


How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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Meet Our Partners

As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.

Trailblazer

Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000

Visionary

Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.

Pioneer

Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.

Pacesetter

Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.

Signature

Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.

Supporting

Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.

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