Welcome to SOAR: designed to reduce abuse and diversion when prescribing or dispensing opioid medications for chronic non-cancer pain.

To access the program, follow three simple steps:

  1. Validate that you are a licensed healthcare professional in Canada.
  2. Complete the simple registration form.
  3. Download (or view online) the program content as a PDF.

The pharmacist program is accredited by the CCCEP (#1230-2013-948-I-P) and is approved for 2 CEUs until March 15, 2015.

Physicians will be able to claim MAINPro M2 credits. (Effective January 1, 2013, online reporting is required.)

If you or someone you care for is living with chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP), it is not easy to successfully and safely manage the condition as well as its treatment. However, support and resources are available to help you!

Obtaining clear and accurate information is one of the first steps forward, and on this site you will find useful links and online resources with information about living with chronic non-cancer pain and safely managing its treatment with opioids, so that you can help yourself, your client, your family member or your friend increase their quality of life with chronic pain.