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There was really never an issue re: 'alternatives' aside from insurance reimbursement.
The issue IS about the tens of millions who need access to opiate class meds to function.
Why is it that the convo ALWAYS diverts away from the importance & efficacy of opioids?
2/You start talking about opioids and how effective they are at mediating pain & someone usually starts screaming about addiction.
Truth is, less than 1% of those who don't already have a hx of substance abuse go on to 'become addicted' by getting an RX for pain.
3/You mention that opioids are one of the most effective tools in your pain tool box & someone usually starts in with,
'There are others ways to deal with pain'.
Like we haven't tried them, or don't implement them alongside opiate class meds.
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Here’s my latest update to the list of Twitter #Disability & #ChronicIllness Hashtags.

- previous update 02.24.19 -

Please share it! Thank you. :-)

@ImageAltText Graffiti background. Foreground in white letters on a  red background to the left reads “Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness Hashtags”
There will be a PDF version up for download on my Ko-fi, likely tomorrow morning. The link is at the end.
Hashtags For Personal Narratives.

These hashtags are for sharing your stories & experiences. Also good for crowdsourcing solutions.

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#ChronicPain #painpatientsvote #opiatecrisis #opiates #dontpunishpain #cpp
I’ll try my best to explain what living with severe daily chronic pain is like and the fear we face over forced government dose cuts :
If you’ve ever had a major surgery imagine the fear you would have if the doctor sent you home in excruciating pain with no Med to help it . Now imagine if that happened and there was pain for days you couldn’t do anything about.
No “just go to the doctor and they’ll fix it feeling “
No “this is bad but it’ll be over in a few days “
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