People With Chronic Pain and Disability

Self-Managed Chronic Pain Management Plan

Developing and Maintaining a Chronic Pain Management Plan

These resources will help you create a chronic pain management plan with your provider and adjust the plan, as needed. The resources include information about how to develop a chronic pain management plan; pain self-management strategies to improve your social, physical, and emotional well-being; and how to talk with your provider about your chronic pain management needs.

Monitoring Opioid Use

People may take opioids as one part of their chronic pain management plan. These resources provide helpful information and tips about how to work with your provider for safer opioid use, talking with your provider about opioids, and signs of an opioid use problem.

Accessing Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Services

These resources provide information about how opioid use disorder (addiction) is treated and the different types of addiction treatment services. Resources also cover what to look for in an addiction treatment program and how to find treatment services that can accommodate your needs. Families will find information on myths and facts about addiction, tips to help someone who is going through addiction treatment, and where family members can go for emotional support.


The Knowledge Hub was developed under grant 90DPGE0006 from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents of these resources do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, and HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.