Resources and Support Information
Chronic pain can be emotionally and financially devastating. The
following resources are provided to help you find a pain treatment facility or a pain management specialist, emotional support
and financial assistance.
- If You Are In Crisis
- Finding Someone To Talk To
- Pain Management Specialists
- Support Groups
- Medicare and Medicaid Information
- Veteran's Health Administration Information
- General Financial Information
- Links to Helpful Websites
- Prescription Drug Assistance Programs
If You Are In Crisis
I need someone to talk to right away
Call your mental health counselor
- Call your medical doctor
- Go to a hospital emergency room
If you are considering suicide, click here to go to a website dedicated to helping people who are considering
suicide get through their crisis.
If you are considering suicide, please contact one of the organizations
below. Click on the name of your state for a list of hotline numbers.
Finding Someone To Talk To
If you are feeling
sad or overwhelmed, it might help to talk to someone. Tell a family member, friend, therapist, minister, priest or rabbi about
how you are feeling. It is important to remember that you are not alone.
If you think you or a loved one might be depressed, click here to learn about the signs of depression.
To find a social worker, psychologist or counselor, please click
on the following:
You might be more comfortable talking to a therapist online. Click
on the links below to go to a website which describes how to get online therapy and support. Please read all of the information
before deciding if this is right for you.
Click on the links below to visit APF's online pain discussion groups:
Pain Management Specialists
Find a pain treatment facility or a doctor who specializes in pain
The following organizations provide information about support groups
for people with pain, their friends, families and caregivers:
Financial and Insurance Information
Medicare and Medicaid Information
Veteran's Health Administration Information
General Financial Information
Links to Helpful Websites
Prescription Drug Assistance Programs