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Parkinson's Disease Resources

There are a wide variety of resources available to help you and your family meet the challenges of Parkinson's disease. This list is by no means a complete one; it is designed as a starting point to help you identify sources of help.

Note: Inclusion of the following resources does not imply endorsement by WebMD.

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Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Grand Central Station
P.O. Box 4777
New York, N.Y. 10163
(800) 708-7644

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NIH Neurological Institute
Attn: NINDS
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
(800) 352-9424

National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.
200 SE 1st Street
Suite 800
Miami, Florida 33131
(800) 4PD-INFO (473-4636)

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation
1359 Broadway, Suite 1509
New York, N.Y. 10018
(212) 923-4700
(800) 457-6676

Parkinson's Action Network
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW
Suite 1120
Washington, D.C. 20005
(800) 850-4726

The Parkinson Alliance
Post Office Box 308
Kingston, New Jersey 08528-0308
(609) 688-0870
(800) 579-8440

The Parkinson's Resource Organization
74-090 El Paseo
Suite 104
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 773-5628

(877)775-4111

International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society(WE MOVE)
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 276-2145
E-mail: info@movementdisorders.org

 

 

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Reviewed by Neil Lava, MD on October 11, 2014

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