Stay up-to-date with information and resources designed to support your pain advocacy efforts. Sign up for our monthly Pain Advocacy Community e-Newsletter, see highlights from related organizations, read about timely pain news and browse specific pain topics.
In this section, you can also find downloadable fact sheets that can be used for media and legislative outreach, or can be used at topic-specific community events or support groups, and a general pain PowerPoint presentation. At the beginning of each topic, you will find information and specific action tools for pain advocacy efforts to get started today.
Overview of Pain
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. 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 can be found in this section.
Pain affects every aspect of life. In this section, you can download more than 30 fact sheets to support your advocacy efforts that include pain statistics about a number of conditions, disparities in pain care, and related topics such as pain and ethics, caregivers and protecting access to pain treatment.
This is also where you can learn more about specific pain advocacy efforts going on right now.
Pain Advocacy Community e-Newsletter
The Pain Advocacy Community e-Newsletter provides informative, monthly updates of what’s going on in the pain advocacy community and updates on issues impacting pain care. View current and past issues and sign up to receive yours.
Handbook for People with Pain
This valuable resource provides assessment tools, tips on communicating with health care providers, information for caregivers and more! Learn more and receive your FREE copy today.