And all the ‘give a damns’ were all gone

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Chronic pain is actually a massive issue. I don’t think anyone can say otherwise. My body certainly agrees with this statement. The numbers concur.

It is also a complicated, poorly understood, problem. I have seen a lot of recent research and it is fascinating but, clearly, a long way to go. But getting somewhere for sure.

So then comes the opiate epidemic. And the government gives a damn alright. About addiction. I could get right into how a lot of people addicted don’t even come from prescription drugs or that people in chronic pain account for a wee teeny fraction of people addicted to opiates… but I will say more along the lines of this: there was some give a damns out to give and none were given to people with chronic pain. That those to suffer the consequences of the opiate epidemic were the ones suffering quite enough already.

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