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September Pain Awareness

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The month of September has been declared Pain Awareness Month. Pain Awareness Month is a time when various organizations work to raise public awareness of issues in the area of pain and pain management.

The first Pain Awareness Month was in 2001, when the ACPA led a coalition of groups to establish September as Pain Awareness Month. ACPA established Partners for Understanding Pain and 80 organizations, both health care professionals and consumer groups, including the NAACP supported the effort.

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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.