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Over one hundred million Americans
suffer from chronic pain

Don't be alone - Join us today!


Gwenn Herman, Pain Connection Executive Director, County Executive Ike Leggett and Neil Goldstein, Pain Connection Board President, at Martin Luther King Volunteer Day FairPain Connection is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit human service agency that aims to:

 We help you and your family by providing:

Support Group members discuss how to ask for help from family members - Photo by Seraphina Lin, Medill News Service Pain Connection plans to establish further services such as:
  • Counseling
  • Weekly support groups
  • Seminars and classes
  • 1-800 number
  • Training webinars
  • Multi-language services

View our 2014 Annual Report.

Board of Directors
President: Sharon Barrett, DrPH, MS
Secretary: Alison Bennett, M.Ed.
Director: Elsie L. Ferguson, PhD
Director: Irene Lukoff, M.A., M.S.
Vice-President: Kim Thompson, BA
Treasurer: Frances Stanford, CPA
Director: Neil Goldstein, MA
Director: Malcolm Herman, MA, ESQ
Director: Patricia E. Green, M.S., M.A.
Honorary Board Members
Mary French, RN, LCSW-C;   Gary Kaplan, MD;   Senator Jamie Raskin
Executive Director and Founder: Gwenn Herman