With so many silent sufferers, eczema likely has a big psychological impact on teenagers and young people, yet medical research on the topic is lacking. Connecting with others dealing with eczema and sharing your own story helps shed the stigma, offers opportunities to learn new management strategies, and, in turn, brings awareness to the difficulties with managing this health condition.
Don’t be afraid to #OwnYourEzcema. Your skin condition does not define you. You are so much more than your eczema. Share your story on social media and tag us, using #OwnYourEczema and #InsideAtopicEczema.
We want you to share your advice, your tips and your story – let's do it together.
Managing eczema can be expensive, time-consuming and tough to keep organised. Shortcuts, hacks and time- and money-saving tips in a bulleted or numbered list from influencers, medical professionals, and content research can be fun and help simplify management.
Moving out with eczema? Download our tips here Insert Moving out with eczema PDF.
We are calling on healthcare professionals, health policy decision-makers and all stakeholders to help us build awareness of the burdens of atopic eczema.
Take action by signing the petition to call for the Federal Government to do more research into and increase funding for support for young people suffering from eczema in Australia.