News Releases

You can read all of our news releases in the press room for Invisible Illness Week at SB Wire.

Invisible Illness Awareness Week Features 5 Chats This Week


Invisible Illness Awareness Week begins September 9, 2013 with 5 days of chats featuring special guests. If you or someone you care about has a chronic illness, odds are that the majority of time you may feel as though your symptoms are invisible to most people. Invisible Illness Awareness Week begins today, September 9 through September 15, 2013, as a chance to validate those with invisible symptoms, as well as build awareness.

Posted 9/9/2013

Invisible Illness Awareness Week Celebrates Choices with Photo Campaign

Posted 8/28/2013
Invisible illness is not a choice, however those who live with a chronic illness can make choices that impact their lives. This is the message of the 2013 Invisible Illness Awareness Week campaign, “I choose to . . .” This year the Invisible Illness Awareness Week team is sponsoring a photo contest, asking those who live with illness to celebrate the choices they can make.”

National Invisible Illness Week Features Virtual Conference This Week


Posted on  09/10/2012
Listeners can log on to to listen to presentations by experts who work with those who are chronically ill, or who live with illness themselves. The seminars will also be a


vailable at this fall. Topics include how your personality style affects how you cope with illness, parenting with a chronic illness, how to work at home when chronically ill, improving your marriage relationship despite illness, and the whole “invisible” illness issue.


Chronically Ill Are Perfect Audience for Virtual Conference

Posted on Wednesday, September 05, 2012 at 12:04 pm CDT
Hard beds, traveling expenses, long walks to conference rooms, attendees going overboard on their perfume, and extreme fatigue are predictably part of your average conference. And for the chronically ill these inconveniences can make attending an actual conference impossible. National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week celebrates its tenth year of having a virtual conference and is excited to offer video seminars this year, September 10-14, 2012.

Invisible Illness Week E-Patient Bloggers Are the Force Behind Awareness Campaign

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 5:00 am CDT
When it comes to bloggers with passion, “e-patient bloggers” who share about their illness journeys, have changed how people find encouragement for living with their illness. A recent study found that 41% of e-patients have read someone else’s commentary or experience about health or medical issues on an online news group, website or blog, and 38% say it changed the way they cope with a chronic condition or manage pain.*