With support from the people in your life and with some help from the resources on this website, you may find that your pain becomes easier to manage over time.
However, if your ability to manage your pain doesn’t improve, or if you’re having difficulties with your mental health and need further support, please do get in touch with your GP in the first instance.
The following organisations may also be helpful:
- British Pain Society – Helpful information section for patients with pain conditions, and details of various support groups, including guidance supported by available evidence on clinical and other pain matters.
- Pain Concern – provides support for those with pain and their carers, and has factsheets and leaflets on different aspects of chronic pain and self-management.
- Brain man – understanding pain in less than five minutes A video explaining chronic pain in less than five minutes.
- Pain Toolkit – a practical guide to self-management of chronic pain, with a detailed ‘toolkit’ which can be printed out. It is also available in French, German and Italian.
- Reconnect 2 life – An interactive program to help you look at pain and how it affects individuals. It consists of six modules which can be completed in any order
If you, or someone you know, is in crisis and in imminent danger of causing harm to themselves or others, call 999 immediately
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