Category: Organizations

MetaCancer Foundation

The mission of The MetaCancer Foundation is to improve the psychosocial condition of people living with metastatic cancers. The MetaCancer Foundation seeks to fulfill this mission primarily by using the power and accessibility of the Internet to reach survivors and caregivers who may be geographically dispersed, disinclined to leave their homes, and particularly anxious about More Info »

National Fibromyalgia Association

Founded in 1997 in Orange, California, by Lynne Matallana and Karen Lee Richards, the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) is the most active and respected non-profit [501(c) 3] organization working to support people with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain illnesses. Lynne and Karen became acquainted in the mid-1990s through an online fibromyalgia (FM) chat group. Both More Info »

National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association

The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. They support people with chronic pain illnesses and their families and friends by contributing to caring, professional, and community relationships. Through continuing education, networking with support groups and advocates, and affiliation with professional organizations, the members of the NFMCPA have More Info »

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

Since 1992, CADCA has demonstrated that when all sectors of a community come together —social change happens. CADCA is the premier membership organization representing those working to make their communities safe, healthy and drug-free. They have members in every U.S. state and territory and working in 18 countries around the world. Special programs within CADCA More Info »

Chronic Pain Australia

Chronic Pain Australia is dedicated to reducing the social and other barriers to living with chronic pain. They receive NO FUNDING from government. They are all volunteers, and together have achieved a great deal including partnering with the Australian Pain Society and the Faculty of Pain Medicine to develop Australia’s First National Pain Strategy.  

Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterence (CLAAD)

The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) coordinates a comprehensive national effort to prevent prescription drug fraud, diversion, misuse, and abuse while advancing consumer access to high-quality health care for pain, addiction, HIV, hepatitis C, and other health conditions. CLAAD enables health professionals, law enforcement, businesses, government officials, and others to share More Info »

Cancer Care

Founded in 1944, CancerCare® is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Our comprehensive services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. All CancerCare services are provided More Info »

Canadian Pain Society

The CPS is a society of scientists and health professionals who have a vested interest in pain research and management. As a chapter of the IASP, the CPS supports the treatment of pain as a basic human right and is currently advocating for a Canadian National Pain Strategy.  

American Council for Headache Education

ACHE was created in 1990 through an initiative of the American Headache Society® (AHS), an organization of 1,500 physicians, health professionals and research scientists. AHS physicians and the American Headache Society Committee on Headache Education (ACHE) lay members collaborate in producing educational programs and materials, coordinating the support groups, and undertaking public awareness initiatives all More Info »

Chronic Pain Anonymous

Non Profit: Support groups using the Twelve Step philosophy towards comfort & understanding; various states have face to face meetings, telephone and online support