Migraine Management Toolkit

This section contains relevant and up-to-date resources, tools and templates to help employers with the issues and challenges faced when creating a strategy for migraine management in the workplace.

Drug Treatment

News from the FDA:
FDA approves new treatment for adults with migraine, FDA News Release, December 23, 2019

FDA approves new treatment for patients with migraine, FDA News Release, October 11, 2019

New Drug Class Employs Novel Mechanism for Migraine Treatment and Prevention, Spotlight on CDER Science, FDA, January 2019

FDA approves novel preventive treatment for migraine, FDA News Release, May 17, 2018

Other Drug Treatment Information

CGRP Inhibitors for Migraine Prevention: What Prescribers Need to Know
Cleveland Clinic, May 31, 2018

Emerging Therapies and Preventive Treatments for Migraine
American Journal of Managed Care, September 2017

Preventive Treatments
American Migraine Foundation, November 2016

Headache Medications
Cleveland Clinic, July 2014

Non-Drug Therapies

Non-Pharmacological Approaches for Migraine,
Neurotherapeutics, 2018 Apr; 15(2): 336-345

What Science Says About Complimentary Health Approaches for Headache
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH), June 2018

Lifestyle Strategies that Might Help Your Migraine
WebMD, November 2017

Behavioral and Other Non-pharmacologic Treatments for Headache
Headache Toolbox, American Headache Society, May 2014

Non-prescription Migraine Therapies
National Headache Foundation

Workplace Policies

Accommodation and Compliance: Migraines
Job Accommodation Network

Migraine Disease and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Association of Migraine Disorders Blog, May 8, 2017

FMLA: Serious Health Condition: How do I know if an employee’s medical absence qualifies for FMLA leave? What is considered a serious health condition?
Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), July 18, 2018

Work at Home/Telework as a Reasonable Accommodation
EEOC Factsheet, December 2017

FMLA for Migraine
American Migraine Foundation, February 2013

ADA Accommodation & Migraine Triggers: Making the Workplace Work for You, February 2011

Job Accommodation

Accommodation and Compliance: Migraines
Job Accommodation Network

How to Determine Whether a Person has a Disability Under the ADAAA
Job Accommodation Network

The ADA: Questions and Answers
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)