Developing and Maintaining a Chronic Pain Management Plan
People with chronic pain and disability benefit when providers understand their situation and concerns and engage them in their care. These PDF resources include information and tips for building a trusting relationship with people with disability, engaging people in pain self-management, and reaching a mutual decision about a chronic pain management plan that includes nondrug methods of pain control.
Monitoring Opioid Use
Distinguishing between insufficiently controlled pain, opioid misuse, and opioid use disorder can be confounding. This information (in PDF format) helps identify whether behaviors associated with opioid use are concerning and merit action or require close monitoring. A guide provides tips for managing difficult conversations about opioid use.
Accessing Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Services
These PDF resources provide information about addiction treatment services, facilitating referrals to treatment services that meet the accommodation needs of people with disability, and care coordination for people undergoing addiction treatment.
- Coming in June 2021
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.