Pain Management for Adults
Pain is a serious medical concern in America. For those with a bleeding disorder, pain as a result of a bleeding episode can result in acute and/or chronic pain issues. This toolkit provides resources about many pain related issues in the form of:
- presentations (recorded webinars, videos)
- downloads (articles, documents)
- links to other resources
If you or a loved one need help, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Helpline is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental health and/or substance use disorders.
View presentations, downloads and links to other resources including:
Center for Disease Control (CDC): These resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention addresses prescription opioid use and communication between patient and provider.
Leading the fight for the arthritis community, the Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections.
“Treating Pain with Medical Marijuana”: This article from the Arthritis Foundation addresses the use of medical marijuana for arthritis and it’s potential benefits and cautions.
*HFA strongly encourages patients and caregivers to consult with their healthcare provider and follow all appropriate laws and regulations regarding medical marijuana in the state in which you reside.
Links to Other Resources:
Source: Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA).