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NOTE: these listings are for information only and do not represent an endorsement by the Canadian Pain Society*.
Help Eliminate Pain in Kids: The hidden cost of immunization

Action Ontario 
For People with Neuropathic Pain

Action Atlantic 
Volunteer advocacy group dedicated to helping people in pain

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Associations

Association internationale Ensemble contre la douleur
Association internationale Ensemble contre la douleur: A French language site.
Sponsored by the WHO, the Association internationale Ensemble contre la douleur (roughly translated as the "Together Against Pain International Association") was founded in Geneva on April 15, 1997.  The Association sponsors and promotes a growing number of  "Towards a Pain Free Hospital" and "Living with Cancer Without Pain" campaigns in Europe and North America.

Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society

Canadian Association of Gerentology
The Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) is a national, multidisciplinary scientific and educational association established to provide leadership in matters related to the aging population. A registered Canadian charity, the CAG was founded on October 15, 1971 and is a member of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

Cancer Pain Release
Cancer Pain Release is the publication of the World Health Organization global communications program to improve cancer and HIV pain control and palliative care.

Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood, International Association for the Study of Pain. Includes more pediatric pain links; International Symposium on Pediatric Pain.

Pediatric Pain Letter provides free, open-access, peer-reviewed commentaries on pain in infants, children and adolescents.

Harvard Neuro Discovery Center - Pain Research Forum 
An interactive community dedicated to accelerating our understanding of chronic and neuropathic pain and the development of novel therapeutic approaches. 
Help For Headaches

The International Association for the Study of Pain: lists chapters around the world

Mayday Pain Project
Internet resources, newsletter.
An online training course for physicians wishing to improve their knowledge and develop core competencies in methadone prescribing for pain management in palliative care. Accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College. The course was developed by Canadian Virtual Hospice and leading Canadian palliative pain management specialists, in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Pallium Canada and de Souza Institute, with funding by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. This course will also be of interest to nurses and pharmacists who wish to improve their knowledge of methadone.

McMaster Health Forum
The McMaster Health Forum, a leading hub for improving health outcomes through collective problem solving, has convened two stakeholder dialogues focused on chronic pain and the need for the health care system to better support how it is managed. Topic overviews, an evidence brief, an issue brief, summaries of each dialogue, and video interviews with participants are available on the Forum’s website.
Managing Chronic Pain

Online Paediatric Pain Curriculum
The goal of this curriculum is to provide a broad education platform for health-care professionals to learn about pain within clinical, basic science, and ethical themes. These 10 modules are free and can be viewed independently and interchangeably.

Pediatric Pain: Science Helping Children Pediatric Pain Research Lab located in the IWK Grace Health Centre and the Psychology Department of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Paediatric Pain Profile
This website describes the development of the Paediatric Pain Profile, a pain assessment tool for children with severe neurological disability. The tool can be downloaded from that site.
World Health Organization Collaborating Center: Pain and Policy. Government reports, bibliographies, opioid consumption trends, key articles, pain policy monographs.

Pain Research Forum
Launched in May, 2011, the Pain Research Forum (PRF) is an interactive web community dedicated to finding treatments for untreatable pain conditions. Modeled on the highly successful Alzheimer Research Forum and similar sites for schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease, the PRF aims to build a virtual meeting place for investigators in academia, industry, medicine and other fields who are working to translate basic neurobiology into new treatments for chronic pain.

Pediatric Health and Safety Guides

The Quebec Pain Research Network 
The mission of the Pain Network is to contribute through basic, clinical, evaluative and epidemiological research to the improvement of the quality of life of Quebecers who suffer from chronic pain.  We aim at achieving this mission through cohesive efforts between a group of 90 researchers associated to the four University Health Networks (Réseaux universitaires intégrés de santé; RUIS) of the province of Quebec: Université Laval, McGill University, Université de Montréal and Université de Sherbrooke, and to the Université du Québec network and Concordia University.
RSD Canada pertains to reflex sympathetic dystrophy a.k.a. complex regional pain syndrome.

Sydney Children's HospitaL - Pain Research Unit
Research unit directed by Tiina Piira, David Champion, and their colleagues in Sydney, Australia.

University of British Columbia - Pain Research Laboratory
Kenneth D. Craig's pain research team in Vancouver, Canada.

University of Western Ontario
Provides information on the University of Western Ontario Interdisciplinary Pain Program.

University of Toronto Pain Research Group 

*Disclaimer: Where links to resources or guidelines are provided, the CPS is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information provided in the links. Users wishing to rely on this information should consult directly with the source of the information.