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Working together to understand pain and treat it safely

Knowledge and resources for people with persistent pain in Benton, Lincoln, and Linn counties. Learn more »

Infographic: The Opioid Epidemic

Share this infographic to help your friends and neighbors understand the opioid epidemic and learn how to address their pain safely.

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AACT Beyond Pain

In this video, program creator and facilitator Lianne Dyche talks about AACT Beyond Pain, a program using modern pain science, evidence-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help participants understand what pain is and develop tools to change their experience of it.

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Upcoming Classes & Events

Upcoming Classes & Events

Resiliency Yoga Class

August 28, 2019 4:00PM Live Well Studio
Live Well Studio is offering a beginner friendly class called “Resiliency Yoga” and is designed for people working with persistent pain in their lives.
Weekly class

Resiliency Yoga Class

September 4, 2019 4:00PM Live Well Studio
Live Well Studio is offering a beginner friendly class called “Resiliency Yoga” and is designed for people working with persistent pain in their lives.
Weekly class

Resiliency Yoga Class

September 11, 2019 4:00PM Live Well Studio
Live Well Studio is offering a beginner friendly class called “Resiliency Yoga” and is designed for people working with persistent pain in their lives.
Weekly class

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Nearly 50% Of New Mothers In U.S. Prescribed Opioids During Last Decade, Study Finds

July 30, 2019
Source: Forbes 
During the last decade, almost 50% of new mothers in the U.S. were prescribed opioids before or after delivery, according to results of a new study. 

Medical Schools Look To Educate The Next Generation Of Doctors On Pain

July 30, 2019
Source: WBUR Boston's NPR News Station
Training around use and misuse of opioids begins in the first year of med school, and students spend 30 hours of the curriculum learning about topics related to opioids and substance use.

Six ways to manage opioids in small, rural clinics

July 9, 2019
Source: University of Washington Medicine Newsroom  
In a study group, the number of people on high-dose opioids decreased by 14 percent over 15 months. Clinics and their leaders assessed how they were managing opioid patients and identified how they wanted to improve.

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About PainWise

PainWise is a public resource created by a joint task force with healthcare partners throughout the Oregon counties of Benton, Lincoln, and Linn. We bring knowledge and resources to help patients, healthcare providers, and communities understand pain so they can treat it safely and effectively.