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University of Washington Research Study on Chronic Pain - FREE Treatment Anywhere is the U.S.

Do you have chronic pain? Participate in the Back on Track to Healthy Living Study with the University of Washington and get free evidence-based treatment for pain. Treatment is delivered in the comfort of your own home via 8 internet, telehealth delivered sessions in a group setting. The purpose is to compare 3 different evidence-based chronic pain treatments: (1) Mindfulness Meditation; (2) Cognitive Therapy; and (3) Activation Skills.

In addition to attending treatment, other research procedures will include: (1) completing telephone interviews, (2) completing very brief daily online surveys, and (3) wearing a wrist-based activity monitor. Compensation of up to $375 will be provided for completion of all study procedures.

For more information, please visit https://sites.uw.edu/botstudy/. Interested individuals may also contact study staff by calling 206-221-7224 or toll-free 1-800-570-5576, or by email at botstudy@uw.edu. All interested participants will need to complete a phone screening to determine eligibility for this study.

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Welcome to The American Chronic Pain Association

Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals.

The information and tools on our site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life.

ACPA Mission

To facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain.

To raise awareness among the health care community, policy makers, and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain.