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 »
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 »
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 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.
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 »
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 »