The National Headache Foundation exists to enhance the healthcare of individuals with headache. It is a source of help to their families, physicians and allied healthcare professionals who treat them, and to the public. The NHF accomplishes its mission by providing educational and informational resources, supporting headache research, and advocating for the understanding of headache as a legitimate neurobiological disease.
The National Headache Foundation is the premier educational and informational resource for individuals with headache, their families, physicians, allied healthcare professionals, and health policy decision makers. The NHF advocates for those experiencing headache. The organization employs the most effective means to disseminate information and knowledge about headache.
To serve as an information resource to headache sufferers, their families and the healthcare providers who treat them.
To raise public awareness that headaches are a legitimate biological disease and sufferers should receive understanding and continuity of care.
To promote research into potential headache causes and treatments.