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AgrAbility:Growing Well With Pain


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Involving Patients as Equal Partners in Research

Pathways Through Pain: Priorities and Goals

This video is a powerful learning tool, blending content with context and information with emotion. Through this series, people with chronic pain can see and hear how others have become actively involved in their own recovery and enhanced the medical treatment they receive. Join us as we explore why setting personal priorities and establishing and working toward personal goals are so important in managing daily pain. * * * Please click on the video in order for it to start playing * * *

Preparing for an Opioid Emergency

It is important for you to know the signs of an opioid overdose, even if you do not take an opioid as part of your pain management treatment. An opioid overdose can happen to anyone who takes too much of an opioid. The faster you can act, the better the opportunity to save a life.

ProActive Communication Kit

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Important:
This information should not be used as a substitute for necessary consultations with a qualified health care professional to meet your individual needs. Always consult a medically trained professional with questions and concerns you have regarding your medical condition.

Relaxation Guide

Tension increases pain. This five-minute relaxation exercise can help you let go of physical stress and begin to reduce your sense of suffering. If you enjoy this short relaxation experience, you may want to send for the longer audio version, available in our on-line store. * * * Please click on the video in order for it to start playing * * *

Taking Care: Talking With Your Pharmacist

ACPA and APhA have come together in a spirit of collaboration to maximize our collective experience, knowledge, and expertise to help raise awareness and build meaningful partnerships between people with pain and the pharmacists that care for them. In this video we will explore the benefits of having your pharmacist be part of your pain management treatment team. * * * Please click on the video in order for it to start playing * * *

Veterans In Pain. Learning to Live With the Pain

Learning to Live With the Pain: Many of our veterans are returning home with life-changing injuries. Chronic pain is one of the major obstacles to returning to a full life. In this video we explore the coping skills you need to deal with ongoing pain. It also can help you improve communication with your health care professionals and become an active member of your treatment team.

Video #1 What is Chronic Pain?

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Video #2 Communications Tools

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Video #3 Learning to Live With it

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Video #4 ACPA Materials

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Disclaimer:
The information contained in this video is made available with the understanding that ACPA is not engaged in rendering medical advice or recommendations. The content of this video is provided for informational purposes only. This information should not be used as a substitute for necessary consultations with a qualified health care professional to meet your individual needs. Always consult a medically trained professional with questions and concerns you have regarding your medical condition. No patient-physician or patient-nurse relationship is intended to be created by ACPA making this information available to you.