Families

Accessing quality information is an important part of understanding and managing chronic pain. The SKiP team have put together some resources that families may find helpful.


Resources & Fact Sheets:

NEW ๐Ÿ”บ Return to School Factsheet

๐Ÿ”บ Activities for CRPS

๐Ÿ”บ Chronic Pain Fact Sheets

๐Ÿ”บ Pain Toolkit Australia  

๐Ÿ”บ My Pain Toolkit for Teenagers

๐Ÿ”บ A Journey to Learn About Pain (comic)

๐Ÿ”บ Brisbane Pain Support Group for Young People – contact secretary@painmanagement.org.au


Web Sites:

๐Ÿ”บ ACI Pain Network – includes PainBytes

๐Ÿ”บ Tame the Beast

๐Ÿ”บ The Mysterious Science of Pain – video   

๐Ÿ”บ Head to Health (Commonwealth) โ€“ centralised bank of online digital programs and apps

๐Ÿ”บ SickKids Online Paediatric Pain Curriculum

๐Ÿ”บ Understanding Pain: Brainman Videos (Youtube)

๐Ÿ”บ Persistent Pain โ€“ Queensland Health Website

๐Ÿ”บ Australian Pain Management Association (APMA) โ€“ not-for-profit support group for people with persistent pain.

๐Ÿ”บ Pain Australia

๐Ÿ”บ Pain Australia: Searchable Directory of Services

๐Ÿ”บ Chronic Pain Australia

๐Ÿ”บ National Pain Week 

๐Ÿ”บ The Pain Toolkit

๐Ÿ”บ Kids Health NZ: Chronic Or Persistent Pain

๐Ÿ”บ Pain Management Network

๐Ÿ”บ Creative Healing for Youth in Pain – Resources page

๐Ÿ”บ Pain Story Podcast – Gianluca’s Story (paediatric)

๐Ÿ”บ NZ Pain Video – Long cartoon explanation

Condition Specific Sites:

๐Ÿ”บ Musculoskeletal Australia

๐Ÿ”บ Encouraging good mental health in children with a chronic musculoskeletal condition (YouTube video)

๐Ÿ”บ Pelvic Floor First


Webinar Recordings:

๐Ÿ”บ Dealing with Flares and Fatigue – February 2022

๐Ÿ”บ Pain Week Webinar, July 2021: Children and Adolescent Persistent Pain: Management and Teamwork – webinar recording here; summary notes here


Apps:

๐Ÿ”บ Recommended Apps to help manage persistent pain

๐Ÿ”บ Curable – an app for adults but may be suitable for older young people


Articles:

๐Ÿ”บ Pain Kete (Starship Child Health)

๐Ÿ”บ What are Functional Pain Disorders?


Other Programs:

๐Ÿ”บ Youth Pain Course – online course for 12 – 17-year-olds

๐Ÿ”บ The Comfort Ability – face-to-face and online pain management programs from Boston Children’s Hospital

This is a growing resource list – suggestions welcome! Please email tonya@skip.org.au

Disclaimer:ย This list of resources and their external links are provided for informational purposes only. These other resources and external links are not under SKiPโ€™s control, and you acknowledge that SKiP is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such resources or external links, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement or recommendation of, or association with, the website or party by SKiP, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.