The Connection Between Chronic Pain and Suicide

Those with chronic pain are at risk for depression or suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk, there are resources to turn to for help.
— Read on www.spine-health.com/blog/connection-between-chronic-pain-and-suicide

The Government’s Solution To The Opioid Crisis Feels Like A War To Pain Patients | HuffPost

As the feds crack down on opioid prescriptions, patients are taking their own lives, doctors are losing their jobs and overdose rates continue unabated.
— Read on www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/government-crackdown-opioid-prescriptions-pain-patients_us_5b51ec57e4b0fd5c73c4a42e

10 Myths About the Opioid Crisis — Pain News Network

10 Myths About the Opioid Crisis — Pain News Network
— Read on www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2017/12/24/10-myths-about-the-opioid-crisis

There’s Another Opioid Crisis We Don’t Talk About And I’m Trapped In The Middle Of It

There’s Another Opioid Crisis We Don’t Talk About And I’m Trapped In The Middle Of It
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5b3a4eb2e4b09e4a8b25ebe6/amp

Medicare Is Cracking Down on Opioids. Doctors Fear Pain Patients Will Suffer. – The New York Times

Officials are close to limiting doses of the painkillers, but doctors say doing so could put older patients into withdrawal or lead them to buy deadly street drugs.
— Read on mobile.nytimes.com/2018/03/27/health/opioids-medicare-limits.html

DEA Cutting Rx Opioid Supply in 2018 — Pain News Network

DEA Cutting Rx Opioid Supply in 2018 — Pain News Network
— Read on www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2017/11/10/dea-cutting-rx-opioid-supply-in-2018