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.
The dark cloud of depression is looming on the horizon. I learned today i will have to wear a big old ugly leg brace everyday now. It is being tightened weekly to try and steaighten my leg and it is painful today.My pain and furthering disability seems to be causing old pains to come up again reguarding my ptsd. I drove by my old employers and started having flashbacks. I felt the anger...
My husband had a brief affair 6 years ago while working in another city. He decided to come back to the family later. When I found out, I was devastated. We were college sweethearts. In million years, I would not have any thought of his cheating on me. I cried and was mentally crushed during the first half year. My children knew this too. My husband did not know how to handle my crisis...