Peer Health Educator
If your life has been touched by lupus, you have a unique perspective that you can use to help others. Become a LANtern Peer Health Educator by learning about lupus, developing your listening skills, and improving your ability to recommend effective coping mechanisms. We offer comprehensive peer health educator training sessions that volunteers find very rewarding and personally enriching. Contact the Program Manager, My-Lan Tran, MSW, LCSW at 212.774.2508 or by email for more information. Bilingual language abilities are preferred but not required.
If you are interested in learning about how a chronic illness affects patients and their families, developing cultural competency skills, working with a healthcare team, and making a difference in the Asian American community, become a LANtern Program Volunteer. There are many specific projects that should be a good match for your talents and interests. Contact the Program Manager, My-Lan Tran, MSW, LCSW at 212.774.2508 or by email for more information.
Now available for free download, LupusMinder was developed at HSS to track medications, daily symptoms and appointments. Visit hss.edu/lupusminder.
Call the LANtern® support line:
866.505.2253 - toll-free
212.774.2508 - New York City
LANtern offers bilingual resources about lupus that specifically address important issues.