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In The News

  • Scholarships available for support group leader training in San Francisco

  • Through Pain Connection, U.S. Pain Foundation offers a network of support groups across the country. These support groups are led by people with pain who have received special training via Pain Connection’s Clinical Director, Gwenn Herman, LCSW, DCSW, a licensed social worker and person with pain.

    We are currently looking to expand our support group offerings to even more states through our next training on March 16 & 17 in San Francisco, CA, at the Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport/Burlingame.

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  • Help us keep the conversation about pain going at a national level

  • Pain patients need and deserve a seat at the table (even if it means bringing in a cot!). On Feb. 12, they finally got one.

    “We are incredibly grateful to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) for including Cindy Steinberg, National Director of Policy and Advocacy for U.S. Pain, during its hearing on ‘Managing Pain During the Opioid Crisis,'” says Interim CEO Nicole Hemmenway. “We are even more grateful to Cindy for bravely sharing her story and perspective.”

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  • Save the date for the next Pediatric Pain Warrior retreat!

  • We are delighted to share the dates and location of the next Pediatric Pain Warrior weekend retreat: May 24-26 at Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio, TX.

    Morgan’s Wonderland is an ultra-accessible family fun park with rides and activities for kids of all ages and abilities. Like with the inaugural 2018 retreat, the weekend will bring together children with pain and their families for a weekend of education, support, and fun.

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It starts here


Want to become the voice of hope and empowerment, as well as create pain awareness and support in your local community?

Become a U.S. Pain Foundation Ambassador & Advocacy leader.


Looking to connect with others going through the same challenges?
Join Pain Connection, which offers in-person support groups and free conference call support groups three times a month.



A Few U.S. Pain Programs


INvisible Project

The INvisible Project uses photography and story to illustrate the struggles of those living with pain and chronic medical conditions.

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Learn About Your Pain

Learn about Your Pain is a comprehensive guide to the multitude of conditions that cause pain.

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Take Control Of Your Pain

Take Control Of Your Pain are patient-education days for pain warriors and care champions to learn tools to empower them to take control of their personal pain and medical journeys.

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Pain Medicine 411

Pain Medicine 411 shares credible information regarding medication safety.

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Our Commitment to You

An organization created by people with pain for people with pain, U.S. Pain recognizes and validates the challenges 50 million Americans endure every day. We strive to be the leading source of support for those living with pain, as well as their caregivers and care providers.

U.S. Pain is here to offer hope, information, and stories and to honor those whose lives have been affected by pain.