If you are a person in pain and you live in one of the seven cities we'll be visiting, you can register to attend this free informative event and meet with pain experts, network with other people in pain and learn about treatment options.


If you are a healthcare provider, you can receive information to give to your patients to tell them about this valuable program.

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If you are a part of an advocacy group, you can participate in the event. To learn more, sign up for our free advocacy dinner where experts will tell you how this program can help your reach your organization's objective by helping people in pain.

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If you are a community leader, sign up to participate in our mobile meeting program. You will be invited to a free dinner where you will learn how to host a Taking Charge of Pain event in your local community.

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Registration for 2010 Taking Charge of Pain events is now closed. You can view a short recap video of 2010 Taking Charge of Pain patient events below.

To learn more about Taking Charge of Pain or to order Mobile Meeting kits please contact Alexey Salamakha at 845-348-0400 or asalamakha@ghlf.org

To get notified about our upcoming 2011 Taking Charge of Pain advocacy and patient events please fill out the form below, and we will get back to you when the schedule of 2011 events becomes available.

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2010 Taking Charge of Pain

Taking Charge of Pain is a national, grassroots public awareness, community education and patient mobilization program developed by the Global Healthy Living Foundation.

The program provides a better understanding of pain, treatments available for pain, and options and rights when seeking care.

Taking Charge of Pain engages physicians, legislators, advocacy groups, local community leaders, the media, and especially those living with pain, in a series of entertaining and interactive forums designed to focus on what millions of people in pain can do to improve their lives.

Patient and advocacy events surrounding the Taking Charge of Pain educational program is free, open to the public, and includes a free light meal.

Taking Charge of Pain was developed by the Global Healthy Living Foundation and
was made possible through a partnership with PriCara®, Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Copyright © 2010 Global Healthy Living Foundation | a 501(c)(3) operating charity