Pain Awareness Toolkit

Partners for Understanding Pain

Sound Pain Management Poster (PDF)

Partners for Understanding Pain

The Partners for Understanding Pain is a loose consortium of organizations with an interest in the personal, economic, and social impact of pain on our society. Members include health-condition-specific groups as well as those with broader mandates that touch the lives of people with chronic, acute, and cancer pain.

The Partners mission is to:

  • Create greater understanding among health care professionals, individuals and families who are struggling with pain management, the business community, legislators, and the general public that pain is a serious public health issue;
  • Offer a comprehensive network of resources and knowledge about issues in pain management through the members, each of which brings its unique perspective to the dialogue; and
  • Build understanding and support that can help people with chronic, acute and cancer pain lead better lives.


New multidisciplinary resources for Health Care Professionals.

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National Pain Strategy letters for legislators.  Urge your government representatives to enact the National Pain Strategy, a road map to achieving effective, safe, high-quality pain care.

Read more about Partners

Partners List


Development of this new ACPA web site was made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Medtronic Foundation and Purdue Pharma.

Medtronic Foundation and Purdue have no influence on the editorial content of the site. Ongoing funding also comes from memberships/donations from a range of individual contributors.

Last Updated: 8/31/2017
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