It's that Time of Year Again!
Go Back to School with these Fibro-Friendly Tips 

Whether you're a student, parent or teacher, going back to school with fibromyalgia can be overwhelming and send us into flare-ups of pain and exhaustion. Not fun!
 
We checked with some of our friends here at the NFA to see how they prepare for going back to school and keep their cool throughout the school year. Click here to read their tips for back-to-school success. 
Pain Awareness Month Proclamation Program
The National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) is proud to work with the Community Pain Center (CPC) on its Pain Awareness Month Proclamation Program. The CPC, along with the NFA and other pain organizations, encourage you to reach out to your local legislators and government officials to have September officially proclaimed as Pain Awareness Month in your area (city, county or state).

The CPC has provided instructions and the materials you'll need to request an official proclamation right here. To start receiving CPC news and updates, click below.
Lynne Matallana, NFA Co-Founder/Past President Interviewed for CNN Story
Co-founder and past president of the National Fibromyalgia Association, Lynne Matallana, was recently interviewed for a feature article in the CNN Health Section. You are invited to read these articles and celebrate one more time the NFA bringing awareness to this painful illness!


The National Fibromyalgia Association's magazine, Fibromyalgia AWARE was mentioned in the article, Famous People with Fibromyalgia.
Join the NFA for Pain Awareness Month
NFA Membership is free! Have you told your friends?

Share this email with your fibro friends and fibromyalgia community, so everyone can benefit from the free services available through the National Fibromyalgia Association.

Proud Sponsor Topricin is #FibroFearless for Pain Awareness Month
NFA proud sponsor Topricin has gone #FibroFearless for Pain Awareness Month. Join them on Instagram with a post and tag @topricinfibrocream and use #FibroFearless to let the world know we are #FibroFearless for September.
 
Fearlessly try Topricin's products and get a 20% discount on Topricin Fibro Cream with NFA code MPA20.
 
More to come this September. Watch for an interview with Topricin founder Lou Paradise and NFA medical advisor Dr. Ginevra Liptan.
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