Pain Support ACT promotes the health and wellbeing of people in the Canberra region living with persistent pain. There are monthly meetings and other events, as well as opportunities to be involved in advocacy. Visit the Pain Support ACTFacebook page and the Pain Support ACT website.
Pain Support ACT Meetings
Pain Support ACT promotes the health and wellbeing of people in the Canberra region living with persistent pain. There are monthly meetings and other events, as well as opportunities to be involved in advocacy.
Visit the Pain Support ACT Facebook page and the Pain Support ACT website.
Gynaecological Awareness Information Network (GAIN) runs a Chronic Pelvic Pain Support Group to provide help Australia-wide over the phone. There are also bi-monthly meetings held in Perth. For phone support call Vanessa Watson 0437 498 917 or to find out more visit www.gain.org.au
There are more than 35 Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW community groups across the state. To find out more visit the Branches and Support Groups page at arthritisnsw.org.au.
Young Women’s Arthritis Support Group (YWASG)
YWASG holds monthly meetings and social gatherings in Melbourne. There is also a Facebook page you can join, to connect with the group from wherever you live. Visit YWASG Facebook page.
Nillumbik Pain Support Group
Nillumbik Pain Support Group is for people living with chronic pain in the north east of Melbourne. It meets on the third Wednesday of the month in Eltham, Melbourne. To find out more visit their Facebook page.
Occipital Neuralgia Australia
Occipital Neuralgia Support Group Australia is a closed Facebook support group is for people suffering from occipital neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, other nerve pain or cluster headaches. Visit their Facebook page.
Chronic Pain Australia Forum
CPA hosts a forum on its website for people living with pain. The forum is an online community to support and empower one another. Visit the CPA forum.
Beyond Blue Forum
Beyond Blue provides information and support to people with mental health issues. One of its services is an online forum for people with trauma and chronic physical illness.
Diamond Facts Chronic Pain Support Group
Diamond Facets is a closed Facebook group. There are also monthly meetings in Port Lincoln, South Australia. Visit Diamond Facets Facebook group.
Dragon Claw is an Internet community to support people with autoimmune disorders, as well as their families and carers. Visit www.dragon-claw.org to sign up or learn more.
Musculoskeletal Australia Support Groups
There are more than 40 support groups for people with musculoskeletal conditions.
They meet in person and online. To find a group, visit the Peer Support Groups page at www.msk.org.au
CRPS Geelong is for people with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or other nerve pain condition who live in the Geelong area of Victoria. The group meets twice a month and also connects online. To find out more email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the CRPS Geelong Facebook group.
Purple Bucket Foundation
The Purple Bucket Foundation provides support and information to people with CRPS, their families and carers. Visit the website www.tpbf.org.au or Facebook page.
Face-to-face and online support groups for Australian women with endometriosis. Visit the Endometriosis Australia website to find a support group near you.