Be an Advocate
In the Face of Pain® is an online pain advocacy resource brought to you by Purdue Pharma L.P. In the Face of Pain provides inspiration, pain-related news, downloadable materials and tools to inform and empower people with pain, caregivers, health care professionals and other concerned individuals to take action and advocate for appropriate and effective pain care. We invite you to explore the resources available. A few of our most popular resources are listed below.
The Handbook for People with Pain
In the Face of Pain® is pleased to bring you “The Handbook for People with Pain: A Resource Guide, 4th edition.” Our goal is to provide you with a resource to help you on your day-to-day journey as you face challenges so often encountered by those who suffer from pain. This resource will provide you with a variety of information, ideas, and tools that we encourage you to use and share with others.
The Handbook includes information about:
Fact Sheets and More…
Are you looking for statistics about pain in general, such as the national estimated prevalence and cost? Here, you can download both a fact sheet and PowerPoint presentation that can be used for general pain advocacy efforts.
The undertreatment of pain is a major public health issue. If you’re looking for downloadable fact sheets about protecting access to pain care, the cost of pain, ethics surrounding pain and its treatment and the impact of pain on caregivers, click here.
In the Face of Pain also features information on condition-specific pain topics, such as arthritis or cancer, click here. Or, if you are looking for information on disparities in pain care based on demographics, such as age, race and gender, click here.