Resources for People with Pain

Opioid Disposal in the Media & Alternative Therapies

Opioid Disposal in the Media & Alternative Therapies

Opioid Disposal in the Media & Alternative TherapiesAs studies in Pain Management Collaboratory research nonpharmacological alternatives to chronic ...
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Prescription Medications

A Q&A on Opioid Disposal in the Media & Alternative Therapies

The proper way to dispose of opioids is often unclear, and often misconstrued by the headlines.  William Becker, ...
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The Value of Studying Non-Pharmacological Therapies for Pain Management

The Value of Studying Non-Pharmacological Therapies for Pain Management

(Video) Robert Kerns, PhD, discusses alternative therapies for chronic pain management and the importance of research to develop ...
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Talking Points:  Preparing for a Provider Visit

Talking Points: Preparing for a Provider Visit

It is important to honestly and openly share your experiences with chronic pain with your provider(s). You’ll want ...
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Developing a Plan for Chronic Pain Relief

Developing a Plan for Chronic Pain Relief

The experience of chronic pain is more than just the pain itself. Pain can affect how a participates ...
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Talking About Chronic Pain

Talking About Chronic Pain

Bob Kerns, PhD, offers tips on how to prepare for conversation(s) about chronic pain and putting together a ...
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The Six Essential Elements of Good Pain Care

The Six Essential Elements of Good Pain Care

As part of it's Whole Health model, the VA has established the following six points for safe and ...
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Whole Health Circle

The Whole Health Model

The Whole Health model recognizes the patient as a whole person, not just his diagnosis, illnesses, injuries or ...
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