National Headache Foundation Service Sheet

National Headache Foundation (NHF)
820 N. Orleans, Ste 411
Chicago, IL 60610-3132
Toll-free number: 1-888-NHF-5552
FAX: (312) 640-9049
Web site address:
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time

Handicapping Conditions Served: Headache and Migraine Disorders

Users Served: Headache sufferers, the physicians and allied healthcare providers who treat them and the public.

The Organization: The National Headache Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1970. NHF is dedicated to three major goals:

  1. serving as an information resource to headache sufferers, the physicians and allied healthcare providers who treat them and the public;
  2. supporting headache research; and
  3. providing educational and informational resources and advocating for the understanding of headache as a legitimate neurobiological disease.

NHF disseminates free information on headache causes and treatments and funds research and sponsors public and professional education seminars nationwide.

Information Services: To request information and a complimentary copy of Head Wise, our quarterly magazine, send a self-addressed, business-letter sized envelope with three first-class stamps affixed. Mention headache type or briefly describe symptoms if undiagnosed. A state list of NHF physician members is available on request.

The NHF offers its members quarterly issues of our magazine, Head Wise, and our monthly e-newsletter, NHF News to Know, in your e-mail box, for an annual fee of $20.00 to receive a printed copy through the U.S. mail.

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