what is TAPC?

Take a Pain Check Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Natasha Trehan. Natasha hosts bi-weekly podcasts with guests engaging them in conversations about their stories about chronic illness, their relationships, accomplishments, lifestyle, and much more. Guest speakers range from those living with rheumatic illness, parents, friends, researchers, health professionals, and individuals who are making a difference in the rheumatic community. Take a Pain Check is currently changing the lives of individuals impacted with rheumatic diseases by creating a safe community. The goal is to empower youth to advocate for themselves, and to create a place where they feel understood.


Take a Pain Check’s mission is to provide youth impacted with rheumatic diseases and other chronic diseases with a wide variety of perspectives and experiences. It is a platform that raises awareness about support groups and resources available for children and young adults living with arthritis and other chronic illnesses. The mission is to empower youth with challenges to advocating for themselves.

The podcast engages in conversations about relationships, school, advocacy, and much more when it comes to living with a chronic illness. The host brings her life experiences and talks to guests about their lived experiences. If you're looking for inspiration, support, and laughter, Take a Pain Check is a community for you. Make sure to stream this podcast Sundays at 12pm EST on Youtube, Spotify, Apple, Google Podcasts, and iHeartRadio!

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