This page is a printable version of: https://www.iow.nhs.uk/our-services/planned-care-services/chronic-and-acute-pain/self-management.htm
Date: 20 September 2021
What is Self-Management?
Self-management gives you control over how to deal with your pain. It involves you engaging in different strategies (e.g. Pacing, Goal Setting and relaxation) and taking action to manage your pain.
Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programmes
SilverCloud is a confidential internet-based system that has been developed by SilverCloud Health. It delivers online therapeutic and psycho-education programs. SilverCloud has a variety of programmes that offer information and support for people experiencing problems related to mental health.
SilverCloud has a pain specific programme available which is titled: ‘Space in Chronic Pain from Depression and Anxiety’.
The Pain Toolkit – designed by Pete Moore who has experienced chronic pain. It provides some good advice to help you get started, as well as links to other useful sites.- www.paintoolkit.org