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Resources & Support

To help provide you with the support you need to better cope with psoriasis, please find links below to patient association websites:

National Patient Associations:

AUSTRALIA
Name: Psoriasis Australia Inc.
Contact: Helen McNair
Address: P.O.Box 290, ASHBURTON, VIC.
Australia 3147
Tel: + 11 61 3 98138080
Fax: + 11 61 3 98138080
E-mail: info@psoriasisaustralia.org.au
Website: www.psoriasisaustralia.org.au
 
BELGIUM
Name: PSORIASIS LIGA VLAANDEREN vzw
Contact: Paul De Corte
Address: Beervelde-Dorp 39
9080 Lochristi
BELGIUM
Tel: +32 9 355 08 13
Fax: +32 9 355 08 13
E-mail: info@psoriasis-vl.be
Website: www.psoriasis-vl.be
 
BELGIUM
Name: GIPSO
Contact: Antoinette Romeo
Address: c/o Jean-Marie DISPAS
rue des Aubépines , 16
B - 4053 EMBOURG
Tel: +32 04365 07 38
Fax: +32 04365 07 38
E-mail: info@gipso.info
Website: www.gipso.info
 
CANADA
Name: Psoriasis Society of Canada
Contact: Judy Misner
Address: P. O. Box 25015
Halifax NS
CANADA B3M 4H4
Tel: +1 (902) 443-8680
Fax: +1 (902) 443-2073
E-mail: judymisner@eastlink.ca
Website: www.psoriasissociety.org
 
DENMARK
Name: Danmarks Psoriasis Forening
Contact: Karl Vilhelm Nielsen
Address: Kloverprisvej 10 B 1
DK - 2650 Hvidovre
DENMARK
Tel: +45-3675-5400
Fax: +45-3675-1403
E-mail: LK@psoriasis.dk
Website: www.psoriasis.dk
 
FINLAND
Name: The Finnish Psoriasis Association
Contact: Ingemo Törnroos
Address: Fredrikinkatu 27 A 3
FIN 00120 HELSINKI
FINLAND
Tel: +358 9 2511 9011
Fax: +358 9 2511 9088
E-mail: ingemo.tornroos@psori.fi
Website: www.psoriasisliitto.fi
 
GERMANY
Name: Deutscher Psoriasis Bund e.V.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Joachim Barth
Address: Seewartenstraße 10
20459 Hamburg
GERMANY
Tel: +49 402233990
Fax: +49 4022339922
E-mail: jobarth@t-online.de
Website: www.psoriasis-bund.de
 
IRELAND
Name: Psoriasis Association of Ireland
Contact: Ms Caroline Irwin
Address: Corbettstown
Ballyfoyle
County Kilkenny
IRELAND
Tel: +353 8 633 95308
E-mail: cirwin@witty.com
Website: www.psoriasisireland.ie
 
MEXICO
Name: The Mexican Association against Psoriasis, AMCPSO
Contact: Ricardo Navarra Mendoza
Address: Necaxa 193 colonia Portales,
Zip code 03300
Mexico City
MEXICO
Tel: + 44 56 012 555
E-mail: amcpso@hotmail.com
Website: www.asociacionpsoriasis.com.mx
 
NETHERLANDS
Name: Psoriasis Vereniging Nederland
Contact: Henk Hulshuizen
Address: Diepenhorstlaan 2-H
2288 EW Rijswijk
THE NETHERLANDS
Tel: +31 703 836443
E-mail: secretariaat@pvnnet.nl
Website: www.pvnnet.nl
 
NORWAY
Name: Norwegian Psoriasis Association
Contact: Terje Nordengen
Address: P.B. 6547 Etterstad
0606 Oslo
NORWAY
Tel: +47 23 376 240
Fax: +47 22 72 1659
E-mail: npf@psoriasis.no
Website: www.psoriasis.no
 
PORTUGAL
Name: PSOPortugal
Contact: Vitor Manuel Cristovam Baião
Address: Rua Alberto Sousa, nº6, Zona B do Rego
1600 -002 Lisboa
PORTUGAL
Tel: 21 7978201
Fax: 21 7935479
E-mail: info@psoportugal.com
Website: www.psoportugal.com
 
SWEDEN
Name: Psoriasisförbundet, The Swedish Psoriasis Association
Contact: Veronika Lindberg
Address: Box 5173
121 18 Johanneshov
SWEDEN
Tel: +46 8 556 109 10
Fax: +46 8 556 109 19
E-mail: veronika.lindberg@pso.se
Website: www.pso.se
 
UNITED KINGDOM
Name: The Psoriasis Association
Contact: Helen McAteer
Address: The Psoriasis Association
Dick Coles House
2 Queensbridge
Northampton
NN4 7BF
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: + 44 (0) 1604 251620, +44 (0)8456 760076 (calls charged at local rate)
Fax: +44 (0)1604 251621
E-mail: mail@psoriasis-association.org.uk
Website: www.psoriasis-association.org.uk

Scotland
Name: Psoriasis Scotland Arthritis Link Volunteers
Contact: Janice Johnson
Tel: +44 (0)131 556 4117
E-mail: janice.johnson5@btinternet.com
Website: www.psoriasisscotland.org.uk
 
UNITED STATES
Name: National Psoriasis Foundation/USA
Contact: Randy Beranek, President & CEO
Address: 6600 SW 92nd Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97223
USA
Tel: +1 (503) 244-7404
Fax: +1 (503) 245-0626
E-mail: rberanek@psoriasis.org
Website: www.psoriasis.org

References:

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  2. Types of psoriasis. National Psoriasis Foundation web site. http://www.psoriasis.org/Page.aspx?pid=386. Accessed 5 October 2011.
  3. Statistics. National Psoriasis Foundation web site. https://www.psoriasis.org/SSLPage.aspx?pid=372. Accessed 5 October 2011.
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  12. Traditional systemic medications. National Psoriasis Foundation web site. https://www.psoriasis.org/about-psoriasis/treatments/systemics. Accessed 5 October 2011.
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