Chronic-pain patients suffer as agencies try to regulate addiction – by Wendy Sinclair – Jan 2019
I’m encouraged to see our side of the opioid story published in the mainstream media like this. We must expose more of the public to the nightmare experienced by pain patients, one they are only one accident or misfortune away from landing in themselves.
Opioid. For many, the word elicits images of addiction, but that’s only one side of the story.
This is our side, the one that’s no longer socially acceptable, that shatters bias and stigma. It’s the side of the story that I live — that of the chronic pain patient (CPP), not the addict.
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