The mission of the U.S. Pain Foundation is to empower, educate, connect, and advocate for individuals living with chronic illnesses or serious injuries that cause pain, as well as their caregivers and clinicians. Recognizing that nearly every chronic condition has a pain component, the organization has an extensive network with a 30,400+ mailing list and 230,000 social media followers. Its programs and services include a network of support groups, educational resources and events, a program for children and their families, advocacy efforts, a magazine called the INvisible Project, and more. The U.S. Pain Foundation is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization. For more information, visit www.uspainfoundation.org.
The Director of Policy and Advocacy for the US Pain Foundation addresses the important changes made to the updated draft of the CDC Clinical Practical Guideline for Prescribing Opioids 2022.