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Aware-RSD

Helpful Information

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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.

Contents:

  • 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 911

  • 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 management:

Support Groups

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