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These are some websites that we believe offer great services for women with pelvic pain or its associated issues.

www.pelvicpain.org.au is the website for Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia. This is a not-for-profit body formed to promote education and research in the area of pelvic pain.

www.whria.com.au is the website for the Womens Health and Medical Research Institute of Australia in Sydney. They offer multidisciplinary care for pelvic pain in women and men. Their website has information sheets on several aspects of pelvic pain.

www.awhc.net.au is the website of the Adelaide Women’s Health Centre. A monthly vulval disorders clinic cares for women with pain discomfort or irritation of the vulva.

www.nzendo.co.nz is the website of Endometriosis New Zealand. It provides information about endometriosis and all the services available through this organisation.

www.me.school.nz is a special website for teenagers with endometriosis. It contains information and interviews with girls just like you.

www.qendo.org.au is the website for the Endometriosis Association of Queensland, Australia. (QENDO). QENDO provide support and information to women with endometriosis throughout Australia.

www.ecca.com.au is the website for the Endometriosis Care Centres of Australia. It has general information on endometriosis as well as details of clinics around Australia.

www.endometriosisfoundation.org is the website for the World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF). WERF is the global charity that fosters research in endometriosis to improve knowledge and treatments.

www.endometriosis.ca is the website for the World Endometriosis Society (WES). This is a scientific organisation for professionals caring for women with endometriosis, support groups and the resarch scientists studying endometriosis.

www.ic-network.org and www.ichelp.com have useful information for women with interstitial cystitis or painful bladder syndrome.

www.jeanhailes.org.au is the website for the Jean Hailes Foundation. It provides up to date information about menopausal and mid-life issues. It also includes information on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

www.endometriosis.org is the global forum for news and information about endometriosis, current events, and links to endometriosis support organisations across the world.

 http://www.painaustralia.org.au/consumers/reading-materials.html#abdominal : Reading materials from Pain Australia, to help you learn more about your condition and how to handle it.

http://www.bettinaarndt.com.au/health-sex/pelvic-pain/case-histories-of-pelvic-pain/ : A collection of letters recieved by Ms Bettina Arndt, Sex therapist, from women suffering with pelvic pain.

http://www.painmanagement.org.au/content/chronic-pelvic-pain: APMA’s website aims to offer pain management options and information for people with pain, their families and friends. Health care professionals will also find the site interesting and informative

http://www.apsoc.org.au/: The Australian Pain Society is A multi-disciplinary body who aim to reduce patients’ pain and suffering through their connections with medical professionals, public education and research communities.

http://www.iasp-pain.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home : Advocates for studies into pain, which will create knowledge and hopefully improved pain relief worldwide.

http://www.psychology.org.au/: The Australiam Psychological Society is the biggest professional association for psychologists in Australia. They have some great ‘Tip Sheets” which cover different aspects of psychological issues.

http://www.beyondblue.org.au/: A fantastic resource for anyone experiencing Anxiety or Depression. On this site you can learn more about these conditions, as well as connect with others experiencing the same issues.

 http://www.painmanagement.org.au/self-help: A self-help guide from the Australian Pain Management Association, including sections on Getting Help, Persistent Pain, Helping Yourself, Video Resources and Useful Links.