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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.

Painwise infographic

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.

We can.

Understand pain and treat it safely.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Upcoming Classes & Events

Resiliency Yoga Class

October 16, 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

Movement, Mindfulness, and Pain Science (MMAPS) Pain Program

October 22, 2019 1:00PM Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital
Multi-week course

Resiliency Yoga Class

October 23, 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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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.

How To Teach Future Doctors About Pain In The Midst Of The Opioid Crisis

September 11, 2019
National Public Radio (NPR)
The next generation of doctors will start their careers at a time when physicians are feeling pressure to limit prescriptions for opioid painkillers.

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Are Slowing The Flow Of Pills — But Progress Is Slow

August 14, 2019
Source: NPR (National Public Radio) 
Surgeons are starting to reduce their opioid prescribing habits a little. But they still prescribe a lot of pain pills in the midst of an opioid addiction crisis.

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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.