Study Identifies Risk Factors for Opioid Death

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Opioid Death

December 8, 2017


Contributed by Zawn Villines, Correspondent

Chronic Pain Management Tips

  1. Make a commitment to do Relaxation/Meditation, to take a Meditation class, learn meditation in a session, or ask your counselor for resources to learn it
  2. Keep a pain diary
  3. Remember YOU are responsible to do it!!!
  4. Talk with your counselor about catastrophizing, about how you see the world of pain, and how it relates to your past
  5. Talk about how you pace physical activities, do you do stretches, use swimming, and how are you sleeping?
  6. Get this self-help book called, Managing Pain Before It Manages You, (Paperback) by Margaret A. Caudill, MD. Ph.D.
  7. Read the book above and especially do the homework in the book.
  8. Chapter 7 can be read separately.
  9. The information above was obtained through phone conversation on May 11, 2009 with Robin Lacey, Ph.D. at Lutheran General Hospital.