Your guide for running an effective session with the Discovery Cards — for counselors, peer support providers, educators, and more
Uses the R1 Pain Management Model
TOPIC: Pain Management — How can I manage my physical pain?
Pain can be debilitating physically and emotionally and can have a negative impact on one's overall quality of life. This card deck (and companion Facilitator Guide) presents a model and strategies for addressing your pain without addictive substances. The management of chronic pain generally requires a holistic approach that addresses the multiple aspects of pain and lifestyle. “Active self-management” is a key component, along with targeted medical input and appropriate social support.
Facilitator Guide — An essential companion to the Discovery Cards, the Facilitator Guide provides group leaders with everything needed to run structured, action-oriented sessions, including activity worksheets, and coaching tips. Discovery Cards are simple, practical, and impactful and increase engagement. Using color-coded categorized cards, group members will self-discover a variety of pain management tools for them to practice based on their needs.Discovery Cards increase engagement, participation, and self-discovery and spark great discussions in recovery group settings. For the best experience, buy a Group Kit, which includes everything you need to run an effective session.