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Patient Solidarity Day 2018
December 7, 2018 all-day We are pleased to announce that IAPO’s annual Patient Solidarity Day (PSD) 2018 will take place on 7th December 2018. Th ... Read More
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Aimed Alliance Releases New Guide on Open Enrollment, Out-of-Pocket Costs, Helps Consumers Choose the Right Plan NEW GUIDE ON OPEN ENROLLMENT, OUT-OF- ... Read More
Veterans In Pain - Pain Management Event
Veterans in Pain – Pain Management Event – FREE Presenter: Penney Cowan, Founder and CEO of the American Chronic Pain Association The work ... Read More

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National Family Caregivers Month: November 2018

National Family Caregivers Month: November 2018

Nov 1 all-day

National Family Caregivers Month: November 2018

November is National Family Caregivers Month It’s November, which means it’s National Family Caregivers Month! Today the President honored family caregivers for all they do for the nation with a Presidential Proclamation. The President said: … Continue reading “National Family Caregivers Month: November 2018”

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Change Agent Pain Summit by For Grace

Change Agent Pain Summit by For Grace

Nov 2 all-day

Join healthcare luminaries to transform pain care for millions of impacted Californians  Reduce the Burden of OPIOID Use Eliminate DISPARITIES Expand INTEGRATIVE CARE Friday, November 2nd, 2018 California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities, Los Angeles … Continue reading “Change Agent Pain Summit by For Grace”

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NHC Webinar: Patient-Reported Outcomes and Patient-Centered Outcomes: Is There a Difference?

NHC Webinar: Patient-Reported Outcomes and Patient-Centered Outcomes: Is There a Difference?

Nov 7 all-day

NHC Webinar: Patient-Reported Outcomes and Patient-Centered Outcomes: Is There a Difference?  In this webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 1 – 2 p.m. ET, you will learn about the difference between patient-centered outcomes and patient-reported outcomes, … Continue reading “NHC Webinar: Patient-Reported Outcomes and Patient-Centered Outcomes: Is There a Difference?”

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FDA Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting – November 15th

FDA Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting – November 15th

Nov 15 all-day

FDA Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting – November 15th Patient Affairs Staff (PAS) Food and Drug Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Reminder: FDA Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting – November 15th On … Continue reading “FDA Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting – November 15th”

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event

Nov 15 all-day

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event November 15, 2018 8:00 am – 2:00 pm – Lunch on your own James A Haley Veterans’ Hospital Building 38, SCI Middle Dining Room 13000 … Continue reading “Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event”

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Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event

Nov 30 all-day

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event November 30, 2018 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Lunch on your own Orland VA Medical Center at Lake Nona 13800 Veterans Way 4th floor … Continue reading “Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event”

November is National Family Caregivers

November is National Family Caregivers Month   It’s November, which means it’s National Family Caregivers Month! Today the ...

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.

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