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

Infographic: The Opioid Epidemic

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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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Don't Force Patients Off Opioids Abruptly, New Guidelines Say, Warning Of Severe Risks

October 11, 2019
Source: National Public Radio (NPR)
Sometimes doctors rapidly taper their chronic pain patients' opioid doses. Now a federal agency recommends against this.

HHS Announces Guide for Appropriate Tapering or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Use

October 10, 2019
Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
The HHS Guide provides advice to clinicians who are contemplating or initiating a change in opioid dosage.

NIH funds $945 million in research to tackle the national opioid crisis through NIH HEAL Initiative

September 26, 2019
Source: National Institutes of Health
To reverse the opioid crisis that continues to grip the nation, the National Institutes of Health has awarded $945 million in total fiscal year 2019 funding for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements across 41 states through the Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative or NIH HEAL Initiative.

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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.