Dryden Area Family Health Team

Site: Dryden Area Family Health Team

Service: Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Assists people living with chronic pain to better manage their symptoms and their daily lives 
  • Offers a free 6-week workshop which consists of weekly 2.5 hour sessions
 
Teaches individuals how to: 
  • Use relaxation techniques and exercise 
  • Deal with frustration and fatigue 
  • Eat and sleep better 
  • Use medications effectively 
  • Evaluate new treatments 
  • Pain and symptom cycle
 
NOTE: Workshop participants receive for free the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions course book, the Chronic Pain Workbook, and the Moving Easy Program CD
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Clinic: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Dryden
Eligibility Individuals living with chronic pain
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Call to register
Languages English
Fees None ; Most services covered by OHIP
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-7406
Fax 807-223-7462
E-Mail info.FamilyHealthTeam@drhc.on.ca
Website www.drydenfht.ca
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Primary Contact Rae-Lynn Meade, Program Assistant; Phone: 807-223-7406 ext 3002
Primary Executive Lucy Venne Nabb, Director; Phone: 807-223-7406 ext 3128; Email: lvennenabb@drhc.on.ca
Located In Community Dryden
Address 40 Goodall St
Dryden, ON P8N 1V8
 
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Intersection Goodall St and McMillan Ave
Mailing Address Box 3003 
58 Goodall St 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)