How We Can Help

We Are Here to Help

Have a question? Contact us. Our staff is available Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CST) to answer your questions about young onset PD in general, and your situation or circumstances in particular.

We encourage you to register with us in order to receive additional help such as:

  • Our free Young Parkinson's e-Newsletter
  • Online ordering privileges allowing you to quickly and easily order or download free APDA publications
  • Advance notification of upcoming APDA events

Young Support Groups 

The APDA National Young Onset Center can help you locate a young onset support group in your area or provide you with the tools you need to start your own.

Person-to-Person Programs

Do you sometimes feel you just need to talk to someone who truly understands what you are going through? Let us help. We can create a mini support network just for you by connecting you with others who have similar interests and concerns. We also offer our newly available Caregiver-to-Caregiver program for spouses/partners!

Publications / Downloads

Browse our library of free publications that can be downloaded or mailed to you.

Webcasts / Podcasts

This exciting video and audio library captures presentations from many of the experts on Parkinson's disease.

APDA Centers

Learn more about the benefits of connecting with the APDA Center nearest you.

APDA Chapters

Local chapters assist in efforts to help fund new research as well as promote awareness of PD.


APDA is committed to raising awareness of PD and YOPD and funds for research and support services. Your contribution makes it possible for us to continue supporting promising scientific research and providing educational and support services for those who are diagnosed early in life and their families. Learn more about how you can help.

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Your Stories

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Trish Diagnosed at 39

My name is Trish, and I was diagnosed in March 2004, at the age of 39...

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