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Self Help Clearinghouse

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American Chronic Pain Association, Inc.

National. 200+ affiliated chapters. Founded 1980. Provides peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that they may live more fully in spite of their pain. Aim is to raise awareness among health care community, policy makers and the public about issues of living with chronic pain. Workbooks for self-help recovery, quarterly newsletter, group development guidelines, phone network and outreach program to clinics. At website, click on 'About Us' to access locations of 'Groups.'
Write:
American Chronic Pain Association
P.O. Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677
Voice: 1-800-533-3231 or 916-652-8192
Fax: 916-652-8190
Website: http://www.theacpa.org
E-mail: acpa@theacpa.org
Verified: 9/13/2013

Rest Ministries

National. 300 affiliated groups. Founded 1997. Christian ministry for people who live with chronic pain or illness and their families. Daily devotionals, online social network 'The Sunroom,' encouragement and resources for starting groups.
Write:
Rest Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 502928
San Diego, CA 92150
Voice: 1-888-751-7378 or 858-486-4685
Fax: 1-800-933-1078
Website: http://www.restministries.org
E-mail: rest@restministries.org
Verified: 7/17/2013

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