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American Chronic Pain Association |

Peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals.


Pacing and Planning


The Pain Toolkit | 

A pain self-management resource based on the Pain Toolkit, a simple information booklet by Pete Moore. 



Butler, D., Moseley, G. (2013) Explain Pain. Noigroup Publications. 

Darnall, B. (2014). Less Pain, Fewer Pills: Avoid the Dangers of Prescription Opioids and Gain Control Over Chronic Pain. Boulder, CO: Bull Publishing Company.

LeFort, S. M., Webster, L., Lorig, K., Holman, H., Sobel, D. S., Laurent, D., … Minor, M. A. (2021). Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain, 2nd Edition. Boulder, CO: Bull Publishing Company.



Understanding pain & what to do about it in less than 5 minutes

- Joint Pain Education Project video from the Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management (DVCIPM) to learn more about chronic pain management.


Video Library - American Chronic Pain Association (

- This link leads you to the video library which contains videos about pain conditions and treatments, as well as communication and education. There are also 2 series titled Pathways Through Pain and Family Matters.


Pacing: Your Superpower Against Chronic Pain (YouTube)

  • - An amazing 14- year-old girl with chronic pain talks about pacing


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