VIRTUAL F❄️RUMS

Our Virtual Forums offer an opportunity for us to delve deeper into issues that affect the sarcoidosis community. With diverse panels and opportunities for live Q&A, we are able to explore these issues from various perspectives, consider the problems, and discuss possible solutions.

Next Forum:
August 17, 2021 ❄️ 5-8 PM ET

Distinctive:
Discussion of Disparities and Diversity in Sarcoidosis

We're partnering with
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research
to bring you this free Virtual Forum.
In this first-of-its-kind discussion, FSR and Strong Than Sarcoidosis are bringing together patients, experts, and leading organizations to explore how to improve the representation and inclusion in clinical trials and what that looks like in a rare disease like sarcoidosis.

We want your input!
Visit stsmentalhealth.org to join the conversation today, and register for the event with the link below.

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PAST F❄️RUMS

Whether you missed it live or just want to see it again, view the recordings of our past virtual forums here.

Sarcoidosis Community Forum on Social Justice and Mental Health (Part Two) ❄️ 04/13/2021

Stronger Than Sarcoidosis once again partnered with the Bernie Mac Foundation and the Sarcoidosis Awareness Foundation of Louisiana to continue the conversation started last summer about social justice and mental health. As sarcoidosis affects the African American community more than any other demographic in the US, it is important to address the inequity in health care.

Chronic Pain & Mental Health Forum (Live Panel)  12/08/2020 

Stronger Than Sarcoidosis partnered with WEGO Health and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to bring you this virtual Mental Health Forum for Chronic Pain Patients, Caregivers and Family Members. We want you all to know that you are not alone.

Chronic Pain & Mental Health Forum (5 Stories)  12/08/2020

Prior to the live panel discussion (above), 5 patients with various chronic pain conditions shared their stories about how their pain affects their mental health, as well as what they do to cope.

Sarcoidosis Minority Forum for Social Justice  08/11/2020

In the US, sarcoidosis affects the African American community at a higher rate than any other demographic. At the same time, the African American community is affected by inequalities in healthcare, social justice, criminal justice, and more. This forum grew out of those concerns.