Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS


It is best to prevent chronic pain through effective treatment of acute pain. This involves the proper use of medication to fight the physical aspects of pain. The goal is to get rid of the pain. It is also important to look at psychological and environmental factors related to the pain that need to be fixed. Improving mood, relationships, and stressors can make it easier to cope with pain.

American Pain Foundation: Pain Notebook