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    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
    ACPA@pacbell.net
    http://www.theacpa.org/
    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
    http://www.ampainsoc.org/

     

    Arthritis Foundation
    1330 West Peachtree Street
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    Tel: 404-872-7100; 800-283-7800
    http://www.arthritis.org/

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

    http://www.fmnetnews.com

     

    The Mayday Fund
    c/o SPG
    136 West 21st Street, 6th Floor
    New York, NY 10011
    Tel: 212-366-6970
    Fax: 212-366-6979
    mayday@maydayfund.org
    http://www.painandhealth.org

    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)
    cancer.gov_staff@mail.nih.gov
    http://cancer.gov

    National Chronic Pain Outreach Association (NCPOA)
    P.O. Box 274
    Millboro, VA 24460
    Tel: 540-862-9437
    Fax: 540-862-9485
    ncpoa@cfw.com
    http://www.chronicpain.org

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

    http://www.fmcpaware.org

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

    http://www.ninds.nih.gov/find_people/voluntary_orgs/volorg711.htm

    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
    info@headaches.org
    http://www.headaches.org

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

    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
    nat@nmss.org
    http://www.nationalmssociety.org

    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
    orphan@rarediseases.org
    http://www.rarediseases.org

    Trigeminal Neuralgia Association
    2801 SW Archer Road
    Suite C
    Gainesville, FL 32608
    Tel: 352-376-9955
    Fax: 352-376-8688
    tnanational@tna-support.org
    http://www.tna-support.org

    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
    national@ucp.org
    http://www.ucp.org


     

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