Opportunities for involvement on pain management issues

American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives
Phone: 608-265-4013
Web: aacpi.org

AACPI is a national organization dedicated to promoting cancer pain relief nationwide by supporting the efforts of state and regional Pain Initiatives. The AACPI provides national leadership and advocacy for the Initiative movement, recommends program direction, supports Initiative growth and development, facilitates regular communication among Initiatives, fosters collaborations with other organizations, and organizes an annual national meeting.

American Chronic Pain Association
Phone: 916-632-0922
Web: theacpa.org

ACPA is an organization dedicated to facilitating peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families. It also strives to raise awareness among the health care community, policy makers, and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain.

American Pain Foundation
Phone: 888–615-PAIN or 1-888-615-7246
Web: painfoundation.org

APF was founded in 1997 and serves people with pain through information, education and advocacy. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for people with pain by raising public awareness, providing practical information, promoting research, and advocating to remove barriers and increase access to effective pain management.

General Health/Culturally Diverse Organizations

Intercultural Cancer Council
Phone:713-798-4617
Web: iccnetwork.org

ICC promotes policies, programs, partnerships, and research to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer among racial an ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations in the US and its territories.

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health Organization
Phone: 202-387-5000
Web: hispanichealth.org

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S.

Office of Minority Health
Phone: 800-444-6472
Web: omhrc.gov

Information and Personal stories of living with dystonia and dyskinesia
Web: http://www.tardivedystonia.org

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