Patient resources We've collated a range of resources for pain patients and their families. General consumer resources Painaustralia - Painaustralia is an advocacy body working to improve the quality of life of people living with pain, as well as their families and carers. They have a range of resources to help you with getting the right care for your pain. Chronic Pain Australia – Connect with other people experiencing chronic pain through the national grassroots organisation of people living with pain. Hunter Integrated Pain Service (HIPS) – Find further information and resources for people living with pain and their families provided by Hunter New England Local Health District. Australian Pain Management Association – Access a telephone helpline and pain support groups for Australians living with pain. ACI Pain Management Network – Gain a better understanding of your pain and how to manage it through a series of videos developed by the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation. painHEALTH - Find clinically supported information, tips, support and personal stories to help you manage musculoskeletal pain. Pain and wellbeing Pain and thoughts - Learn how negative thoughts and stressful life situations can influence pain with this video resource from the ACI Pain Management Network. Chronic pain reboot - This Way Up offer a course for people with chronic pain to learn skills to help manage pain and improve quality of life. Mindfulness and pain - Advice and tips from painHEALTH on how mindfulness can assist in the co-management of musculoskeletal pain condition/s. Headspace - A popular resource for mindfulness and meditation. Tame the Beast - A resource to learn more about new approaches to reducing pain WellMob: Healing Our Way - An online resource relevant for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Medications and pain Pain and role of medications - Learn about how medications fit into a pain management plan with this video resource from the ACI Pain Management Network. Medicines and procedures - A resource from painHEALTH covering the various medicines and procedures that may form part of your co-management plan for musculoskeletal pain. Medication - An overview of medication use in pain management from the Australian Pain Management Association. Pain: What is going on? - Information shared by NPS Medicinewise about pain for patients and their carers, including discussion of the role of medications. Please note this page is intended as a guide only and should not replace information supplied by your pain medicine specialist or governing doctor.