Support to help you manage persistent pain

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Chronic pain management support.

What is it?

The Chronic Pain Management Service provides education on self-managing pain and develops pathways with other health professionals to reduce long wait times to access pain management services.

A care team including a pain doctor, physiotherapist and clinical psychologist work with you to improve your knowledge and ability to manage chronic pain.

The program provides individual and group therapy sessions to support you to: 

  • Improve your understanding about persistent pain
  • Learn strategies and skills to manage your persistent pain
  • Stay as healthy and well as possible

Care Coordinators support and guide you throughout the program.

Who can use this service?

Anyone 18 years and over experiencing chronic/persistent pain for longer than 3 months.

Cost

It's free.

Do I need a referral?

Yes. You will need a referral from your GP. Your doctor can send the referral directly to our Service Access team, who will then contact you to discuss the program.

Location

Sessions may be held onsite, via phone or video conference

Onsite sessions are held at

  • Glenlyon Road Brunswick
  • Bell Street Coburg

Make a booking

Call 1300 637 744 or email service.access@merrihealth.org.au

Your doctor can access a referral form here.


View the brochure here.