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Free Chronic Pain Self Management Program – April to June 2020

 

Pain Management Program Flyer

 

 

Informed from the Wasser Pain Clinic/Bridgepoint model, a team including a physiotherapist, dietitian, counsellor-therapists and health promoter, will be offering an 8-week program offering new tools and approaches to help individuals better manage chronic pain.

 

The program provides:

  • Opportunities to develop, practice and strengthen “thinking strategies”, and mindfulness practices (based on cognitive behavioural and dialectical behavioural approaches) to help cope more effectively
  • Opportunities to practice physical exercises and activities to manage pain (includes a pre-assessment with Physiotherapist)
  • A better understanding of how nutrition can affect pain, and practical supports to help with healthy eating
  • Opportunities to share experiences with others experiencing chronic pain
  • A take-home manual with the program information and tips to support you after the program

 

Dates:

  • Program runs twice a week for 8 weeks
  • Monday April 20 (to Mon June 15) 2:30-4:30pm– Fridays Apr 24 (to June 12) 10am to noon

 

To register:

  • 18+ years old
  • Living with chronic pain for more than 3 months
  • Must complete Intake process with a team member to ensure the program is a good fit
  • Commit to attending all 16 sessions (one absence ok)
  • Open to trying and practicing the new skills taught
  • Must be able to speak and read in English

 

Please contact Gabrielle Langlois at glanglois@dpnchc.ca or at 416-656-8025 x 204 to find out more.