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How To Connect With Other People In Pain


You can connect with other people in pain through a variety of means including the following: 

  • AMERICAN CHRONIC PAIN ASSOCIATION, offsite link tel.: 800.533 3231 or 916 632 0922. Offers a support system for people suffering chronic pain, and referrals to 600 chapters internationally. 
  • AMERICAN PAIN FOUNDATION, offsite link, tel.: 866.615.7246 has online chat rooms.
  • CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS can connect you with other people experiencing pain due to cancer.
  • DISEASE SPECIFIC NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS can connect you with other people experiencing pain due to the same disease.
  • NATIONAL CHRONIC PAIN OUTREACH ASSOCIATION, offsite link, tel. 540 997 5004. Pain support groups.
  • YOUR DISEASE SPECIALIST. Your specialist may have another patient going through the same type pain you are or who has recently gone through it. Because of the confidentiality laws, the doctor will have to clear it with the other person before connecting the two of you.

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