The Addiction-Pain Connection

Addiction and Pain Links

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 

National Association on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)

National Institute on Alohol Abuse and Addiction (NIAAA)

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)

Quit Smoking Community

Goalistics Chronic Pain Management Program - Initially grant-funded, this is a low cost, comprehensive program that includes tools to manage pain, mood, activities, social function, etc. There is a nominial fee.

WebMD Pain Management - Provides up to date information about pain management. Financed in part through advertising.

American Chronic Pain Association - Includes information about safely using prescription medication; acknowledges commercial support from pharmaceutical and medical devise manufacturers.

RSD Hope - Information about regional sympathetic dystrophy also known as complex regional pain syndrome.

 Interstitial Cystitis Foundation - A resource for individuals with interstitial cystitis, a painful bladder condition mostly affecting women.

Bridge for Pelvic Pain - A resource for both men and women with pelvic pain.

The Migraine Trust - A resource for migraine sufferers.