Media you have played a huge, gigantic role by perpetuating this false narrative, propaganda, “opioid Hysteria”, “opioid epidemic/crisis” that is largely responsible for much of the suffering and inhumane treatment of intractable pain patients!
Many have lost their medications, doctors or have been significantly tapered…
We have lost the respect of family, friends, neighbors and the medical community some have even taken their lives due to suicide.
Equating Intractable Pain Patients to drug abusers (as you state more times than not, drug addicts) because we take our medications to get a sense of relief from disabling pain!
Because of the Insidious constant barrage of negative, inaccurate, incorrect, ludacrous articles, TV programming, news, radio, day after day, after day, inundating our social media, mainstream media brainwashing mainstream America that we are drug addicts, drug seekers.
Do you not realize…
Do you not pay any kind of attention at all????
It is a HEROIN and ILLICIT FENTANYL EPIDEMIC!
We have been villainized, victimized and demeaned, stigmatized, wonderful, viable, beautiful individuals have taken their lives due to this torturous, incessant pain! 99.9% of journalists have not done their due diligence in researching, gathering information, and then Reporting the true, accurate information…it has cost the intractable pain community more than you will ever know!!!
Journalists are supposed to take responsibility and do due diligence in making sure the accuracy of their work is correct, be a voice for the voiceless, service as watch dogs over public affairs and government and seek out the truth and ensure that the Public’s business is conducted in an open honest way?
Avoid stereotyping, passing judgment, labeling, never balance the Public’s need for information against potential harm or discomfort that might be caused.
Examine your values and experiences and the way you shape and Report! FAILED
Show compassion for those who may be affected by the news coverage. FAILED
Use heightened sensitivity when dealing with subjects who are inexperienced or incapable of giving consent… FAILED
Realize that the legal access to information differs from the ethical justification to publish sad stories! FAILED
Balance and Report Fair and just information instead of playing judge, jury and executioner in the eyes of the public. FAILED
And the highest and primary obligations of a journalist is just serve the public… FAILED
…which you have neglected horrendously to do, shame, shame on you! Do you realize the impact and damage your stories have done to this community?
By perpetuating these outrageous allegations of nonsensical information you have done great harm and damage to a huge sector of veterans and citizens of the United States of America!
Pain is Relentless,
Pain is Cruel,
It doesn’t discriminate,
It could happen to you.
We are all just one car accident, surgery, illness away from living the rest of our lives in torturous, disabling, incessant never endless, intractable pain!
I guarantee you… this is a journey you don’t want!
It’s literally hell on Earth!
One day… this could be you, your child, your wife, your husband, your mother, your father, your friend, your neighbor, imagine every single minute of every single day, see them crying, aching, shaking, rocking, begging for some kind of relief from the cruel, aching, afflicting, burning, caustic, convulsive, cramping, crick, discomforting, distressing, feverish, gripping, prickling, smarting, spasmodic, stinging, stitching, straining, tenderness, thro, tingling, tormentous, torturous, troubling, twinging, wounding always present, horrendous, debilitating sharp, exacerbating, incessant Intractable pain!
Never being able to escape the grasp and hold and impact it has on one’s body, mind, and soul!
The only tool that gave you some semblance of life… gave you some functionality, some quality of life… where you could take a shower, go to the store, play with your kids or your grandchildren, laugh and smile, work a job, go to church, engage in life as so many people take for granted!
Imagine that taken away from you! Stripped from you!
All because of some false exaggerated irrational egotistical money hungry entities creating this false narrative, opioid hysteria, for profit!
Nothing but PROPAGANDA
Why don’t you follow the money?
Investigate who will and is profiting from this substantially!
Have you done your due diligence and really investigated this matter it would be all too clear who the real culprits are shame, shame, shame on you!
Media, you have American’s blood on your hands, you’re just as culpable! Just as responsible!
You have done great harm and damage to a huge sector of citizens of the United States of America!
Who stands to gain (profit) if we are all lumped together in one category?
Addiction is the hot button right now. Tons of money is being allocated towards research, rehabilitation and treatments (suboxone).
Who? You need to look at whole picture! I can help you with that!
SUICIDE DUE TO PAIN VIDEOS –
THERE ARE GOING TO BE MORE, MANY, MANY MORE IF YOU DO NOT STOP PERPETUATING THIS #falsenarrative