The information contained in the Organizational Database (ODB) is provided for informational purposes only. There is no implied endorsement by NORD. NORD does not promote or endorse participation in any specific organization. The information is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the details for each entry are as current as possible.
American Chronic Pain Association
P.O. Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677
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."
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) web site, its databases, and the contents thereof are copyrighted by NORD. No part of the NORD web site, databases, or the contents may be copied in any way, including but not limited to the following: electronically downloading, storing in a retrieval system, or redistributing for any commercial purposes without the express written permission of NORD. Permission is hereby granted to print one hard copy of the information on an individual disease for your personal use, provided that such content is in no way modified, and that credit for the source (NORD) and NORD’s copyright notice are included on the printed copy. Any other electronic reproduction or other printed versions are strictly prohibited.
NORD's Rare Disease Information Database is copyrighted and may not be published without the written consent of NORD.