Association des personnes vivant avec la douleur chronique
|Record #: OCR0543||Last Full Update: 03 Sep 2015|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||To reunite people who live with chronic pain in the goal of reducing their isolation and to permit them to regain their personal integrity * to offer support to those afflicted, and to those close to them, in order to ameliorate their quality of life and their well-being * to educate professionals, caregivers and the public about the reality facing our members * to provide individuals, afflicted with chronic pain, with a supportive setting where they can renew hope, comfort and the joy of living * to offer the encouragement needed to surmount their condition by providing them with effective tools needed to better manage pain * to provide information and resources regarding health, well-being and traditional and complementary treatment options * To make known the challenges associated with chronic pain through conferences and workshops given by specialists.
Services and activities: Intake, Information, Referral * Support groups * Workshops * Social activities and entertainment * Advocacy by telephone and appointment * Resource Center
|Hours||Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Gatineau ; Hull ; Ottawa (City of)|
|Eligibility||Any person living with chronic pain, diagnosed or not.
* Chronic pain is pain that has been present for more than six months, and that resists normal treatment, and that causes important physical, psychological and social consequences. Ex. Fibromyalgia, migraines, arthritis, osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, inflammatory diseases, etc.
|Application||Call for more information.|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Fees||Membership - $20 for lifetime membership|
|Service Categories||Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Back Problems ~ Francophone Community ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Pain ~ Francophone Community ; Pain Management ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Pain ~ Francophone Community|
|Primary Executive||Elaine Sauvé, Director; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Former Name||Association des personnes vivant avec la douleur chronique|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Gatineau|
|Address & Map||
115 Sacré-Coeur Blvd, Ste 210
Gatineau, QC J8X 1C5
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|Intersection||Maisonneuve Blvd and Sacré Coeur Blvd|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 886664655 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees - Membership|
|Elections||The Board of Directors is elected.|