September is Pain Awareness Month

Governor Charlie Baker recognizes pain as a major public health problem and declares September Pain Awareness Month

Governor Charlie Baker recognizes pain as a major public health problem. One in four adults suffer from chronic pain, and almost twice as many minorities, suffer from chonic pain in Massachusetts. This has a significant impact on the persons with pain, their families and friends, and society due to the costs of medical care, lost wages, productivity, and other similar costs. MassPi and 8 other orgaanizations are working to remove barriers to pain treatment and eliminate the undertreatment of pain in Massachusetts. See the full proclamation for more details.

Posted: to News Updates on Fri, Aug 30, 2019
Updated: Fri, Aug 30, 2019

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Governor Charlie Baker recognizes pain as a major public health problem and declares September Pain Awareness Month.
Mary Jane Estrada-Lyder, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, received the 2021 Exceptional Advanced Practice Clinician and Mentor Award