For the 12th consecutive year, and third with California Senator Carol Liu, For Grace has sponsored a 2014 resolution. SCR 129 proclaims September as Pain Awareness Month and September 12th as Women In Pain Awareness Day. The day corresponds with our upcoming 7th Annual Women In Pain conference. A big THANK YOU to Senator Carol Liu for your continuing care and support!
"Accepting Pain - Our New Normal" was this year's theme where we explored behavioral therapies and techniques for better wellness. During this empowering day, women in pain and their caregivers discovered their personal "Hero's Journey" to a new normal. Please link here for more details about this amazing day!
For Grace partnered with the National Pain Report on a confidential women in pain survey that gave women the chance to share their chronic pain experience openly and honestly. The results were unveiled at our 7th Annual Women In Pain conference by National Pain Report CEO Ed Coghlan. Please link here to read NPR's many stories about this exciting project. Survey Results
For Grace Spokesperson Cynthia Toussaint was a featured speaker at this prestigious event that spotlighted cutting-edge research about pain and its management. Ms. Toussaint shared her 32-year chronic pain experience, advocacy work and impressions about the research presented at this hope-generating symposium. View Day Two of the worldwide webcast here.