Local Organizations and Support Groups
Whether you’re a pain patient yourself, or you’re trying to get help for someone close to you or in your community, these organizations and support groups help people manage chronic pain or try to resolve their dependence on prescription pain relievers.
ACT Beyond Pain
For individuals struggling to control chronic, physical pain and the often inevitable emotional pain that accompanies it. Meets 90 minutes weekly for 10 weeks. Most insurance pays for some, if not all of the group. Remaining cost of the group is billed on a sliding fee scale calculated by household income and dependents. Beyond Pain groups are held in Lebanon, Albany and Corvallis; and facilitated by Lianne Dyche, LCSW and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) practitioner with Linn County Mental Health. For more information or to join a group please call (541) 967-3866 X2529.
Chronic Pain: Samaritan Good Move Program
An eight-week program based on the proven Move Beyond Pain® curriculum. Class will provide a basic understanding of chronic pain and cover topics such as medications, supplements, exercise, diet, therapy and biomechanics. Participants will learn methods to set goals, get moving and reduce stress. Available in Albany and Lebanon. Cost: $50, limited scholarships available. Call for information: (541) 768-4855.
Corvallis Pain Management
Corvallis Pain Management is a comprehensive pain management clinic with a sincere belief in an integrated, unique care plan with the patient at its center. Our providers all take pride in having excellent bedside manner, the utmost care and respect for our patients, and utilizing the latest diagnostic and therapeutic interventional techniques, to develop an individualized comprehensive and effective treatment plan. Two locations in Corvallis and Newport. For more information call (541) 286-4742, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit corvallispainmanagement.com.
Living Well with Chronic Pain
This free, six session workshop helps adults with chronic pain gain resources and build skills to help manage their pain and live life to the fullest. The workshop teaches participants about exercise, use of medications, communication skills, nutrition and pacing. Participants will also learn techniques for dealing with some of the side effects of chronic pain, such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep. Available in Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties. Call for information: (541) 768-6070.
Thriving with Pain
Come gather and connect with others who have suffered with chronic pain who want to thrive! Are you tired of suffering or just surviving chronic pain? Come check out this new group based on “From Ow to Wow! Five Steps to Thriving with Pain”. Step Three is to build your community and that is what we are all about!
- A warm, safe, nurturing space
- Share experiences, ideas, resources, information, and humor
- Connect with others who live with similar challenges
- Foster understanding and ability to thrive
- Based in Waldport, with availability in Newport
For more information, contact email@example.com or call (503) 810-4163. Please call to confirm location, day, and meeting time.
Amber Rose Dullea, MA, M.Div. is an inspiring, humorous coach and speaker. She brings an embodied compassion to her work due to living for over a decade with Fibromyalgia and chronic migraines. She combines compassion, humor, a whole system approach, her background as a Licensed Massage Therapist, and nurturing coaching skills to support individuals who live with chronic pain to thrive again by finding and living their Wow! Author of the book, From Ow to Wow! Five Steps to Thriving with Pain
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