Links & Resources
To assist you in your search for information on chronic pain and related healthcare topics, we have listed some resources you may find helpful.
American Chronic Pain Association
P.O. Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677-0850
Fax: (916) 632-3208
The ACPA offers support and information for people with chronic pain.
American Pain Foundation
201 N. Charles Street, Suite 710
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4111
A nonprofit information resource and patient advocacy organization serving people with pain. Their mission is to improve the quality of life of people with pain by providing practical information for patients, raising public awareness and understanding of pain, and advocating against barriers to effective treatment.
The National Chronic Pain Society
P.O. Box 903
Tomball, TX 77377-0903
Phone: (281) 357-HOPE (4673)
Fax: (281) 357-4514
SEE The National Chronic Pain Society
The National Chronic Pain Society, Inc. (NCPS) was created to provide peer support groups for people with chronic pain and their families. They also provide current, accurate information from qualified professionals through the Chronic Pain Report (CPR), a quarterly newsletter, and through multidisciplinary conferences. As a society, they are dedicated to enabling persons with pain to have a better quality of life, despite their pain, by learning to live with pain.
The National Pain Foundation
PO Box 102605
Denver, CO 80250-2605
SEE The National Pain Foundation
An on-line education and support community for persons in pain, their families, and physicians. The site contains treatment options and pain information that is peer reviewed by leading pain specialists.
PainPathways is an educational site aimed at providing information in regards to dealing with chronic back pain and options for possible relief.