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Friends often don't know what to do and what NOT to do or say when someone they care about develops a chronic pain condition. We asked chronic pain sufferers to share their advice to help guide friends eager to be supportive, encouraging, helpful, and understanding.

Tips to help you be a good friend to someone living with chronic pain. Find out what to do and what NOT to do here.

Being sexually active is important for overall quality of life. Plus, research shows that sex can reduce chronic pain levels.  But if you are among the 120 million Americans living with pain, you know it can disrupt your relationship—not to mention what goes on behind closed doors. The good news is the problem can be treated when properly addressed.


Learn how to get over your pain-related fears of sex and become sexually active again. It all starts with communication.

If you are living with chronic pain, you know how hard it is to break the cycle of negative thoughts. Here, effective ways to help you see the sunnier side of life.

Learn how to change your negative thoughts into positives and help you live a happier and healthier life.

How Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Counselors Work Together to Help Reduce Chronic Pain

If you have chronic pain, a psychologist psychiatrist, and counselor can teach you techniques to help reduce chronic pain.