Finding Help for Chronic Pain

These resources can help with practical information and other types of support.

Organizations

AMERICAN CHRONIC PAIN ASSOCIATION
Provides resources for professionals, people living with pain, and their families and caregivers. The Web site has information and advice on all aspects of living with pain, including choosing a pain treatment program.
(800) 533-3231
www.theacpa.org

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COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF REHABILITATION FACILITIES
This nonprofit organization can provide you with a listing of accredited pain providers and programs in your state or province. (Your health insurance may require that a program be CARF-accredited for you to receive reimbursement.) The website also explains what to look for, what to ask, and what to expect when you seek various types of care.
(888) 281-6531
www.carf.org

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