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MEDIA RELEASE - The hidden struggle: the impact of arthritis on emotional wellbeing (29/05/17)

·       One third of people living with arthritis are thought to be clinically depressed or anxious

·       Arthritis Australia unveils new features of its EMPOWERED online resource,

highlighting the link between arthritis and emotional wellbeing

·       Young adults with arthritis to benefit from new source of expert advice and support

 

28 May 2017: To mark this year’s Arthritis Awareness Week (28 May-3 June), Arthritis Australia has today announced its commitment to help improve the mental health of Australians living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This coincides with the unveiling of new features on its online resource, EMPOWERED, which will further enhance its support for Australians living with these conditions. 

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  MEDIA RELEASE - The hidden struggle: the impact of arthritis on emotional wellbeing (28/05/17)

 

 

 

 

 


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