The following resources are meant for healthcare professionals to share with persons and families.
Pediatric pain guide for caregivers: Understanding pain from the Family Support and Resource Centre (FSRC)
This guide features resources to help families learn about and manage their infant's, child's, and youth's pain. It lists resources for caregivers, children and youth, which can be accessed online or borrowed from the FSRC free of charge. Feel free to share this webpage with persons and families.
For example, this guide features:
Family Resource Pain Guide
BC Children's Pain Management and Comfort web page
The BC Children's Hospital
Pain and Comfort Webpage is a hub for staff and the public to access many available online resources related to pain care. The webpage also has information regarding pain services provided at BC Children's.
Coping Plan template
A coping plan (PDF) can help patients and families prepare for their procedure and outline strategies that will be used to help them cope
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
Kelty Mental Health helps families across the province navigate the mental health system, connect with peer support, and access resources and tools to support wellbeing.
The Mycarepath website provides education and resources to youth and their families on chronic pain
Meg Foundation has many educational resources for empowering children and families to prevent and relieve pain. The Meg Foundation's mission is "to empower families with the pain management strategies, skills, and support they need to prevent and reduce pain."
Power over Pain Portal
This course-like online tool provides resources and support for those with chronic pain to feel empowered in their coping journey. The site is geared towards youth and Canadian health care providers.