Resources & Links

Other Pain Organizations and Pain Links

Following is a list of some of the organizations that provide important pain-related information to health professionals and the public.

American Cancer Society, New England Division
30 Speen Street
Framingham, MA 01701
(800) ACS-2345 or (508) 270-4600
Website: www.cancer.org/

American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA)
PO Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677
(916) 630-0922
Email: ACPA@theacpa.org
Website: www.theacpa.org

Local Chapter meetings: Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MA, second Friday of every month, 11:00am to 12:30 pm. Meetings are free and open to all chronic pain sufferers. Contact: Cindy Steinberg, New England Director, American Chronic Pain Association.

American Holistic Nurses Association
P. O. Box 2130
Flagstaff, AZ 86003-2130
(800) 278-2462
Website: www.ahna.org/

American Physical Therapy Association
P.O. Box 37257
Washington, DC 20013
Website: www.apta.org/
California Chapter Website: www.ccapta.org
Journal Website: academic.oup.com/ptj

American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN)
Eastern Massachusetts Chapter
Website: www.aspmn.org/

Arthritis Foundation
P.O. Box 19000
Atlanta, GA 30326
(800) 283-7800
Website: www.arthritis.org

Cancer Care, Inc.
1180 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(212) 221-3300
Website: www.cancercare.org/

City of Hope Pain/Professional Resource Center (COHPPRC)
1500 E. Duarte Road
Department of Nursing Research & Education
Modular 2 West
Duarte, CA 91010
(626) 359-8111 x3829
E-mail: prc@coh.org
Website:prc.coh.org

Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)
Website: www.fsmb.org

HeadWay Migraine Newsletter (free)
Website: www.relieve-migraine-headache.com

Honoring Choices Massachusetts
781-642-0454
Website: www.honoringchoicesmass.com

Hospice Association of America
228 7th St. S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 547-7424
(202) 547-3540 (fax)
Website: hospice.nahc.org

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
Medical Center E, Suite 375
211 N. Whitfield
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3031
(412) 361-2470
(412) 361-2425 (fax)
E-mail: HPNA@hpna.org
Website:advancingexpertcare.org/HPNA

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
909 NE 43rd St., Suite 306
Seattle, WA 98105-6020
(206) 547-6409
Website: iasp-pain.org

Intercultural Cancer Council
Baylor College of Medicine
Suite #1025
1709 Dryden Road
Houston, TX 77030-3411
(713) 798-4617
(713) 798-6222 (fax)
E-mail: icc@bcm.edu
Website: iccnetwork.org

National Fibromyalgia Association
2121 S. Towne Centre Place, Suite 300
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 921-0150
(714) 921-6920 (fax)
Website: www.fmaware.org

National Headache Foundation
5252 No. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
(312) 878-7715
(800) 843-2256
Website: www.headaches.org

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
1901 No. Moore Street, Suite 901
Arlington, VA 22209-1714
(703) 243-5900
Website: www.nhpco.org

National Institute of Arthritis and Muskuloskeletal/Skin Diseases
Bldg. 31, Room 4C05
Bethesda, MD 20892
Website: www.niams.nih.gov

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Bldg. 31, Room 8A06
Bethesda, MD 20892
Website: www.ninds.nih.gov

Oncology Nursing Society
125 Enterprise Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214
(866) 257-4ONS or (412)859-6241
(412) 859-6161 (fax)
Website: www.ons.org

ONS Massachusetts Chapters
Central MA Website: communities.ons.org/centralmassachusetts

Pain Connection - A Program of US Pain Foundation
12320 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 231-0008
Website: www.painconnection.org

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association
116 Haddon, Suite D
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
(609) 795-8845
Website:www.rsds.org

U.S. Pain Foundation
670 Newfield Street, Suite B
Middleton, CT 06457
(800) 910-2461
info@uspainfoundation.org
Website: www.uspainfoundation.org

VHA Pain Management
United States Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Website: www.va.gov/painmanagement/

VZV Research Foundation, Inc. (varicella-zoster virus)
40 East 72 Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 472-7148
Website: www.vzvfoundation.org

The Vulvar Pain Foundation
Post Office Drawer 177
Graham, NC 27253
(910) 226-0704
Website: www.vulvarpainfoundation.org

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