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The Approaches to Pain Management Conference is a part of the Iowa Department of Public Health’s Opioid Initiatives that support prevention, treatment and recovery from substance use disorders. For more information on Opioid Initiatives, please visit YourLifeIowa.org.

Goal: To provide education on pain management in order to increase the knowledge of professionals serving individuals impacted by substance use.

Objective 1: Attendees will be able to identify the impacts created in the interaction between chronic pain and substance use.
Objective 2: Attendees will be able to identify local resources in the state of Iowa for accessing resources for pain management.
Objective 3: Attendees will be able to identify non-pharmaceutical approaches for managing pain.

The Approaches to Pain Management Conference is funded by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration and the Office of Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The information shared at this event is presented as an opportunity to expand awareness and knowledge of non-pharmacological approaches to pain management. Views expressed by speakers do not represent the views of the Iowa Department of Public Health, nor does IDPH control or guarantee the accuracy of this information. IDPH does not endorse individual vendors, products or services.

Sponsored by the Iowa Department of Public Health and coordinated by Iowa State University – Conference Planning and Management. Funding provided by the State Opioid Response (CFDA 93.788) federal grant, the Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women federal grant (CFDA 93.088) and the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (CFDA 93.959).