Educational Materials

Clinical Guidelines

Guidelines for Prescribing

Tools for Opioid Dosing and Risk Mitigation

Patient Counseling

Shared Decision Making and Communication

Medication Information

​Resources for Patients

Opioid Storage and Disposal

​ Chronic Pain and Health Services

Recommended Reading

Books on Managing Chronic Pain

  • Cowan, Penney. From Patient to Person: First Steps. The American Chronic Pain Association. 2004.
  • Caudill, Margaret. Managing Pain Before It Manages You (Revised Edition). 3rd ed. Guilford Press, 2009.
  • Cowan, Penney. Staying Well: Advanced Pain management for ACPA Members. The American Chronic Pain Association. 2007.
  • Otis, JD. Managing Chronic Pain. A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Turk DC, Winter, F. The Pain Survival Guide: How to Reclaim Your Life. Washington, DC: APA Press, 2006.