Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) Online Workshop Series

Every Monday, March 4 - April 15, 2024
2-4 p.m. ET
Online via Zoom

Adults of all ages interested in managing chronic pain are welcome to attend, including those living with chronic pain, family members and caregivers. 

Participants learn strategies and skills to manage chronic pain such as:

  • Dealing with difficult emotions, poor sleep, fatigue, and stress
  • Planning and pacing activities
  • Developing exercise and healthy eating plans
  • Managing medications and preventing medication misuse
  • Communicating with family, friends and healthcare providers
  • Decision making and evaluating treatment options
  • Goal setting

You will learn tools to:   

  • Work with health care providers
  • Manage symptoms such as pain, fatigue, difficult emotions, sleep problems, depression
  • Make lifestyle changes such as healthy eating and physical activity
  • Set goals and accomplish them

Benefits of participating:

  • Sharing with others who understand
  • Taking ownership of your condition
  • Knowing you are not alone
  • Having your voice heard

Cost: This workshop is free for Michigan residents. Family members, friends, and caregivers are encouraged to attend with you.

This is a live class via Zoom. A camera is required to be on to participate in this program. Classes will not be recorded.

Technology Requirements:

  • Internet or data connection
  • A device with a camera and audio

Need other options? Try Diabetes PATH or Chronic Disease PATH

This program is supported by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award by ACL/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by ACL/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For more information, contact Liz Williams at josaitis@msu.edu