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Chronic Pain: Where to Get Help

There are a wide variety of resources available to help you and your family meet the challenges of chronic pain. This list is by no means a complete one; it is designed as a starting point to help you identify sources of help.

American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA)
P.O. Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677-0850
Tel: 916-632-0922; 800-533-3231
Fax: 916-632-3208

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American Pain Society (APS)
4700 W. Lake Ave.
Glenview, IL 60026
Tel: 847-375-4715
Fax: 877-734-8758


Arthritis Foundation
1330 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
Tel: 404-872-7100; 800-283-7800

Fibromyalgia Network
P.O. Box 31750
Tucson, AZ 85751-1750
Tel: 800-853-2929


The Mayday Fund
c/o SPG
136 West 21st Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Tel: 212-366-6970
Fax: 212-366-6979

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institutes of Health, DHHS
6116 Executive Boulevard, Ste. 3036A, MSC 8322
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
Tel: 800-4-CANCER (422-6237) 800-332-8615 (TTY)

National Chronic Pain Outreach Association (NCPOA)
P.O. Box 274
Millboro, VA 24460
Tel: 540-862-9437
Fax: 540-862-9485

National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association
2200 N. Glassell Street, Suite A
Orange, CA 92865
Tel: 714-921-0150

National Foundation for the Treatment of Pain
P.O. Box 70045
Houston, TX 77270
Tel: 713-862-9332
Fax: 713-862-9346

National Headache Foundation
820 N. Orleans; Suite 217
Chicago, IL 60610-3132
Tel: 773-388-6399; 888-NHF-5552 (643-5552)
Fax: 773-525-7357

Neurofibromatosis, Inc. (NF Inc.)
9320 Annapolis Road
Suite 300
Lanham, MD 20706-3124
Tel: 301-918-4600; 800-942-6825
Fax: 301-918-0009

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
733 Third Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY 10017-3288
Tel: 212-986-3240; 800-344-4867 (FIGHTMS)
Fax: 212-986-7981

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
P.O. Box 1968
(55 Kenosia Avenue)
Danbury, CT 06813-1968
Tel: 203-744-0100; 800-999-NORD (6673)
Fax: 203-798-2291

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association
2801 SW Archer Road
Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32608
Tel: 352-376-9955
Fax: 352-376-8688

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
1600 L Street, NW; Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-776-0406; 800-USA-5UCP (872-5827)
Fax: 202-776-0414


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Reviewed by David Kiefer, MD on December 09, 2013
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