COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Below you will find some informational videos, relaxation exercises, and resources around complex chronic or persistent non-cancer pain. We will continue to add local, state, national, and international resources over time as we build our website to support the Central Oregon community.

Pharmacies Dispensing Naloxone

Click here to view a list of pharmacies in Central Oregon where pharmacists directly dispense Naloxone.

Walk with Ease

Click here to visit OSU Extension Service’s resources for Walk with Ease

The Pain Toolkit

For people who live with persistent pain and Healthcare teams who support them

University of Washington Medicine

Health library on a variety of chronic pain topics

The American Pain Society

The American Pain Society is a multidisciplinary community that brings together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians, and other professionals to increase the knowledge of pain and transform public policy and clinical practice to reduce pain-related suffering.

Living With Chronic Pain

Non-profit self-help CD for people who suffer from persistent pain.

OHSU – Comprehensive Pain Center

The mission of the OHSU Pain Management Center is to reduce pain and suffering of the patients we serve, maximize their functioning to the fullest extent possible, and enhance their sense of personal control over their health and functioning. In addition to patient care, we are committed to furthering the education of healthcare providers and others affected by pain and to taking a leadership role in pain research. We serve as a regional center and a national resource for setting the standards in pain management.

American Chronic Pain Association

Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals. The information and tools on our site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Prescription Drug Overdose

CDC remains committed to advancing a public health approach to preventing drug overdose death and applies its scientific expertise to help curb the epidemic in three ways: (1) improving data quality and surveillance to monitor and respond to the epidemic, (2) strengthening state efforts by scaling up effective public health interventions, and (3) equipping health care providers with the data and tools needed to improve the safety of their patients.  Please click HERE for information on risk factors for prescription painkiller abuse and overdose.

STOMP Pain Management Guide

The Swedish STOMP program is intended to be a resource for those of you facing the limitations of the medical system in dealing with your complex chronic pain needs. The choice is clear. You have to learn to take charge of your own care.  For the guide itself please click HERE.

Persistent Pain Education Program

The Persistent Pain Education Program (PPEP) is a series of eight presentations that educates people in a comprehensive, pain-management approach. Each 90-minute talk is led by a different healthcare professional including a physical therapist, clinical psychologist, clinical pharmacist, sleep specialist, dietitian and therapeutic yoga instructor.  All of these classes can be viewed online.

Institue for Chronic Pain

The Institute for Chronic Pain is an educational and public policy think tank whose mission is to change the culture of how chronic pain is treated.

This website (including the contents contained herein) is intended to provide general information, tools, educational opportunities, and/or resources for healthcare professionals in Central Oregon. The Pain Standards Task Force (the “Task Force”) makes no representations and/or warranties of any kind or nature whatsoever, whether express or implied, concerning the completeness, accuracy, reliability, and/or suitability of this website and/or the information contained herein. Notwithstanding anything contained on this website to the contrary, including, without limitation, the inclusion of any web links, the Task Force does not endorse, affiliate, and/or recommend any specific provider, business, and/or webinar and nothing contained in this website constitutes an endorsement, affiliation, and/or recommendation of any provider, business, and/or webinar. The use of this website and any information contained herein is at the user’s own risk and expense.