"Together we can face any challenge, as deep as the ocean,as high as the sky." -Sonia Gandhi
WELCOME - YOU ARE NOT ALONE
I am a lupus warrior, two time kidney transplant recipient and lymphoma survivor. I created this organization when I was 16 years old.
Here you can find friends with your same health challenge
through our unique friendship matching. You can also learn from leading experts in health, wellness and inspiration.
Sign up for our email list to stay updated on our future webinars. You can pose questions, comments and share your own thoughts and insights. I hope you will join the conversation as we share, learn, inspire and support one another along our journeys.
For over 30 years we've connected individuals with the same health challenges for mutual support.
WITH YOUR HEALTH CHALLENGE
Now, with our new free online service you can find and connect with others who truly understand.
Join today and find friends
like the people below.
Jack, cancer survivor
Stay in the know about our upcoming programs and events
LEARN FROM EXPERTS - JOIN US FOR ONLINE TALKS
Events are free but advance registration is required. Click on an event for more info and to register..
FROM OUR ARCHIVES
SIGNATURE PROGRAMS & SERIES
STEPS UP: STEPS TO PREVENT HEART DISEASE
A Series of 18 recordings focused on teaching effective ways to prevent heart disease and targeted to underserved populations.
PREVENTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
A series of 12 videos featuring experts talking about issues surrounding preventing domestic violence among people with disabilities.
Friends' Health Connection is proud to have established a scholarship fund for college students with health challenges who attend Rutgers University.
Diagnosed with lupus at the age of 15, Roxanne Black started a nonprofit organization from her dorm room at Rutgers University.
That org, known as Friends' Health Connection, grew nationwide.
Over the past 30 years we have touched thousands of lives around the globe by providing support, inspiration and information
that inspires and empowers.
We hope that on this site you too will find comfort, support and information to assist you along your journey.