the medical community in my state has gone apesh-t on benzodiazepines and narcotics.
i come in contact with chronic pain patients every day and now we are dealing with Suicidal Ideations because people have uncontrolled pain.
My friends in behavioral health department are seeing the same trend and we are really worried but it seems there is no cure for this problem right now.
I feel utterly helpless when people are asking for relief.
Some patients are afraid to report suicidal ideation because they will immediately be sent to ER.
I'm 22. I just moved back home for a little while in between undergrad and grad school. I have a boyfriend that I've been with for nine months now. we went to school together and we've known each other for years. I was a virgin when we got together because i was molested as kid for about six years, beginning when i was in pre-school. I never told anyone. I was always terrified of doing anything...
it has been 3 full days without any sleep. I just can't get comfortable with all this pain. It has happened many times before. I will sleep fine for a couple weeks then boom, no more sleep. It will last about 5 days then on day 6 I will sleep the day through. It drives me crazy and is in a way wearing me down. I use a recliner to sleep because a mattress is too painful on my back. I would give...