Join the Blood Diseases & Disorders Education Program in bringing greater awareness to sickle cell disease. Read President Biden’s Sickle Cell Awareness Month Proclamation and share resources below to help those with sickle cell disease embrace wellness including how to relieve symptoms, exploring treatments, and find ways to stay as healthy as possible.
Patient Fact Sheets
Find tips for managing and living with sickle cell disease, as well as information about treatments that you can discuss with your doctors.
Honoring Today’s Faces of Sickle Cell Disease
Read inspiring stories of people living with sickle cell disease, their loved ones, clinicians, and the researchers whose work offers hope for a cure.
Copy and paste these prewritten articles into your newsletters, bulletins, blogs, or website. Or send to your local media and ask them to do a story for Sickle Cell Month.
Other Sickle Cell Disease Resources
Understanding sickle cell disease — Learn more about sickle cell disease, including symptoms, treatments, and lifestyle tips.
Cure Sickle Cell Initiative — See how NHLBI-led research is paving the way to a cure for sickle cell disease.
NHLBI Hope for Sickle Cell Disease Challenge — Learn about innovative solutions that students have developed to help people with sickle cell disease live healthier lives.
Blood Health Network — Find additional resources from Blood Health Network partners.
Clinical trials on sickle cell disease — Learn about clinical trials and find out whether you or someone you love is eligible to participate.
Gene therapy — Learn about gene therapy with resources from the Democratizing Education for Sickle Cell Disease Gene Therapy Project.