Here at CSPA, we strive to improve the lives of people affected by skin, hair and nail conditions – both patients and loved ones alike. To support this goal, CSPA has developed the Self-Empowerment Toolkit, a series of resources to educate, guide and support skin patients and those around them as they navigate life with a skin condition.
Just Diagnosed: How to support your mental and social well-being to navigate life with a skin condition
Just Diagnosed walks you through the impact a diagnosis may have on your mental and social well-being. This handbook was developed to help patients understand some of the feelings and experiences they may have because of their skin condition and provides coping strategies to help them thrive.Learn More
You and Your Derm: How to get the most out of your dermatology appointment
You and Your Derm breaks down the different aspects of a dermatology appointment step by step so that you can feel confident and prepared heading into your appointment and more empowered to advocate for the best care.Learn More
Talking to Kids: How to talk to children, youth and adult children about your skin condition
Talking to Kids dives into why it’s important to talk to children about your health condition and how to do so in a way that is age appropriate and relevant to the child. This guide is designed to help parents, teachers, coaches and other adults with skin, hair or nail conditions open communication channels between adults and youth to talk about their health concerns.Learn More