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Pain Management provided by New England Pain Relief Program

Program Details

The New England Pain Relief Program supports pain activities in all the New England states. The American Cancer Society has a list of information available for patients and families/caregivers related to pain and treatment issues. Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont all have pain activities in their states - connected to education and advocacy efforts. The pain contacts listed by state can inform a caller of activities and resources in their state. Also, through www.cancer.org/pain, pain information about NE states can be accessed (MA, NH and ME all have their own websites which are linked through that site). Power Over Pain is a program which offers free pain educational presentations to communities. This is available currently in MA, CT and VT. Two different presentations are available which provide the general public, cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals with information about what pain is, how to advocate for oneself and how to treat pain (one is public, one is professional).

Provider Details

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New England Pain Relief Program

 

New England Pain Relief Program

Address: c/o American Cancer Society
30 Speen Street
Framingham, Massachusetts 01701

Contact:Kathy DellaPenna, MA Pain Initiative contact
(508) 270-4653
Kathleen.DellaPenna@cancer.org
Peter Ames (New Hampshire), NH Pain Initiative contact
(603) 471-4110
Peter.Ames@cancer.org
Kelly Stoddard Poor (Vermont), VT Pain Initiative contact
(802) 872-6312 x3
Kelly.Stoddard@cancer.org
Susan Roberts (Rhode Island), RI Pain Initiative contact
(401) 243-2620
Susan.Roberts@cancer.org
Cheryl Tucker (Maine), ME Pain Initiative contact
(207) 373-3709
Cheryl.Tucker@cancer.org (mainehospicecouncil.org/mpi)
Bryte Johnson (Connecticut), Dir, Government Relations & Advocacy (CT)
(203) 379-4850
Bryte.Johnson@cancer.org
Website:http://www.masspaininitiative.org
Cost / Fees:n/a
Eligibility:This program is open to the general public.
Language(s):English

Program Dates Program Times
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Last Annual Review: 12/17/2012

Your American Cancer Society compiled this information as a public service. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive list. Before attending a meeting, please verify the meeting time and date. Should you experience any difficulties or need additional assistance, please contact your American Cancer Society at
1-800-ACS-2345.

Date Provided: Sunday, April 20, 2014