Chronic Pain Book and Addiction Resources

UAMS has a variety of programs to help individuals with chronic pain and opioid addiction.

For opioid addiction questions or assistance, 

Chronic Pain 

Chronic Pain Book

The UAMS “Chronic Pain and What You Can Do About It” education/pain journaling book can be requested by emailing agec@uams.edu

The book will help you:

  • Learn some basic facts about chronic pain
  • Understand ways to manage your chronic pain
  • Understand how to work with your doctor to use, store and stop taking opioids safely
  • Talk with your doctor about how to better manage your chronic pain

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP)
CPSMP is a 6-week free workshop available by request for groups (10 persons or more). The workshop helps participants, and their support person, deal with the ongoing issues associated with chronic pain. Email agec@uams.edu for more information or to request a program.

Feel free to contact us by email at agec@uams.edu or by phone at +1 (501) 526-7482 for more information on free community programs in Arkansas for older adults and family caregivers or click HERE to learn more about community programs.

Health Professionals

  • Visit AR-IMPACT for continuing education opportunities

 

The UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative (AGEC) is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program under grant #U1QHP28723