IL Pathways to Health Classes

Take Charge of Your Pain

Chronic Pain Self-Management is a group class designed to help participants live a healthy life with chronic pain by managing their symptoms. This program teaches new strategies that will give participants the confidence, motivation, and skills needed to manage living with chronic pain. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

About the class

Length and timeframe of a workshop:

  • 6 weekly, 2.5-hour session

Topics include:

  • Medication Management
  • Nutrition
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Activity

Benefits of the class

  • Less pain
  • Less depression
  • Less dependency
  • Increased self-efficacy
  • Improved role behaviors and life satisfaction

Who should take the class

Adults, 18 years and older, living with chronic pain.

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