Recent News That Helps Change the Way Chronic Pain is Perceived, Judged and Treated – PAINS | Apr 17, 2018 | Compiled by Clint Cole, III, PAINS Research Intern
PAINS’ No Longer Silent initiative exists to:
- Change the beliefs, attitudes, and perceptions of media about chronic pain as a disease.
- Increase media coverage and support evidence-based reporting of chronic pain.
- Change the beliefs, attitudes, and perceptions of the media about the relationship between chronic pain and the opioid epidemic
- Decrease media coverage that conflates the opioid epidemic with chronic pain
The following are recent examples of news articles that help to raise awareness about the struggles of those living with pain: