The hashtag, #OpioidAwareness was born from the Obama Administration’s proclamation of National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week (September 19-23).
It’s been tweeted by politicians, politicos, pundits, and those who don’t seem to see that the war on opioids also harms chronic pain sufferers.
So, what are people in pain doing? They are fighting back against the stigma they face every day by using the very same hashtag on social media. Here are a few examples: