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Our mission

  • The Association of People Living with Chronic Pain...

     

    is a regional non-profit charitable organization whose mission is improve the quality of life of people living with chronice, and that of their family members, adn promote their social and community integration.

     

    OUR OBJECTIVES:

     

    -Provide a place of welcome, support and information, where the person living with chronic pain will find someone who will listen, will find understanding and validation;

    - Provide tools and resources to help the person overcome his/her condition and regain control of his/her life;

    - Organize social activities to allow the person to overcome isolation, feel useful and achieve his/her potential while respecting his/her limitations;

    - Inform and support family members in order to reinforce the social network and limit the effects of chronic pain on the person’s surroundings;

    - Raise awareness with professionals and the population about the reality of people living with chronic pain;

    - Support the development of appropriate medical services.