Life after opioids: ‘I went home and cried for a long time. I felt really stupid’ | Australia news | The Guardian – by Celina Ribeiro – Feb 2020
Ms. Ribeiro has written an excellent two-part article on our plight:
For people managing chronic pain, the push to reduce opioid prescription has left them feeling lost and unsupported.
…and with untreated, extreme, and suicide-inducing pain.
Louisa O’Neil inhales deeply when she is asked about her history of pain. Then, dispassionately, like recalling a string of part-time jobs, she lists the history of surgeries, injuries, accidents and conditions that have rendered her in a near permanent state of pain for the past 16 years. Continue reading