November 11th, 2015
"For too long, pain and its management have been prisoners of myth, half-truths, irrationality and cultural bia. While misinformation about oral morphine and other opioids remains extremely common among healthcare workers, knowledge about how to assess and treat pain is often absent or deeply inadequate." The combination of ignorance among healthcare workers and the myths about opioids results in failure to treat patients who are suffering from severe pain.  Some of the most common myths hold…
October 29th, 2015
Pain relief Forum 2015 - Chronic Pain Association of Canada -- Toronto Group …
October 28th, 2015
Cannabinoids and Chronic Pain
Thursday, November 5th, 7PM
Atlantica Hotel, 1980 Robie Street, Halifax, N.S.
Cannabis in Chronic Pain -- Chris Murray, Director, Tweed Inc.
Why is Chronic Pain so Complex - Dr. John Gillis, CPM Pain Clinic
Chronic Pain and Support Groups - Terry Bremner
Attend this free educational seminar supported by
The Chronic Pain Association of Canada and Action Atlantic Pain Society.
www.chronicpaincanada.com or www.paincantwait.ca
October 26th, 2015
On October 15 and 16th a group of Chronic Pain Support Group facilitators from Atlantic Canada gathered in Halifax for their 7th Annual event. Twenty-two Chronic Pain Support Group leaders from Nova Scotia, New brunswick and Newfoundland attended. Over the two days of meetings a number of topics were presented on how to operate a succesful Chronic Pain Support Group in their community. Sessions targeted and addressed concerns that a leader might encounter such as where to hold …
October 22nd, 2015
National Pain Awareness Week is fast approaching. The first week in November is just about upon us and it is time for everyone to get involved in efforts to improve the treatment of pain in our community's. We suggest everyone call, e-mail or write their elected representatives; municipally, Provincially, and Federally and let them all know of the plight of people in pain. For a disease that affects more people then heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined it is time we paid attention to it.…