To inspire hope and contribute to the health and well-being of children and individuals living with chronic pain by providing a care model of health promotion and knowledge sharing partnerships through a family centered, awareness and education resource network.
To help all children, adolescents, young adults and families living with chronic pain to have the best opportunity to reach their potential through a comprehensive support network and program that fosters knowledge transfer.
MIND, BODY AND SPIRIT
If pain affects body, mind and spirit, then treatment must address these three pillars of the human condition.
[Children and adolescents] suffering with chronic pain are twice as likely to suffer from depression and anxiety as those without. What starts in your lowever back eventually eats away at your soul. You enjoy your loved ones [and friendships] less, and you are less enjoyable to them.
Mehmet Oz, vice chairman and professor of surgery at the New York Presbyterian Colombia University Medical Centre, a best-selling author and the host of the nationally syndicated television talk show The Dr. Oz Show.