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American Chronic Pain Association

a/k/a: ACPA


P.O. Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677





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The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) is a non-profit, self-help organization that provides assistance and hope to individuals with chronic pain. Established in 1980, the American Chronic Pain Association operates support groups throughout the United States and offers its members positive and constructive methods for dealing with chronic pain. Groups usually consist of approximately 10 members who learn useful techniques for pain management through discussion, mutual support, and informational exchanges. Educational materials produced by the American Chronic Pain Association include "Help & Hope" pamphlets and brochures, guidelines for the selection of a pain unit, the "American Chronic Pain Association Member Workbook," tapes, and the "American Chronic Pain Association Chronicle."

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