Pain Awareness Month

Pain Awareness Month


Did you know that September is Pain Awareness Month? Help IASP raise public awareness around pain, pain management, and all the great work that pain professionals do during the month of September (and beyond).

This year’s theme: #MyPainPlan

This year's theme focuses on the vital importance of an individualized, multidisciplinary, multimodal approach to pain care. Use the hashtag to share your plan to help advance multidisciplinary pain management, or share your pain care plan.

Use the tools below to share important information on social media, access the latest research and science around pain, and help shed light on the pain field.

 


Get Involved

The key to raising awareness is to get involved. Here are some ways that you can participate in Pain Awareness Month.

1. Spread the word

Easily contribute to the campaign by distributing IASP materials and resources anywhere you can, whether at a library or doctor’s office.

2. #MyPainPlan

#MyPainPlan focuses on the vital importance of an individualized, multidisciplinary, multimodal approach to pain care. Use the hashtag to share your plan to help advance multidisciplinary pain management, or share your pain care plan. Don't forget to tag us!

3. Get social

Social media is a powerful tool for raising awareness. You can create your own posts by using graphics and IASP resources from this page using #PainAwarenessMonth. You can also retweet and share IASP's posts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

4. Donate

Make a donation in honor of Pain Awareness Month and help IASP continue supporting our mission of working towards pain relief worldwide. To make a donation, click here.

Social Media Tools and Resources

Use these graphics to help spread the word about #PainAwarenessMonth.


   

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IASP Resources

Read and share all these resources for you and your community to learn more about pain.

Free Webinars

Resources for Living With Pain

Pain Story Videos

PAIN Journal Articles

PAIN Reports Journal Articles

Pain Research Forum (PRF) Articles

RELIEF News Items

Free Fact Sheets (Available in More than 10 Languages)