Our mission is to transform the way pain is perceived, judged and treated.
by Myra Christopher, Director, PAINS Project In July, the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) released a “consensus study report” titled Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use. Richard...read more
by Lesli Hill, PAINS Advisory Committee Volunteer Coordinator PAINS Advisory Committee member Lonnie Zeltzer, M.D. is a woman with a passion for empowering people who live with pain with education to help them be informed and vocal participants in their pain care. Her...read more
The United States is facing twin epidemics of pain and opioid misuse. Both are challenging, multifaceted problems with numerous comorbidities, treatment gaps, stigma, and increased risk of death. The role of prescription opioids in soaring rates of drug overdose and...read more