Chronic pain: Patients rally for change in Concord
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Chronic pain patients say they have been silent victims of the deadly opioid epidemic, as doctors and insurers decide to “taper” their prescription pain medications, or cut them off entirely. Now some are breaking their silence.
On Tuesday at noon, patients and advocates will hold a “Don’t Punish Pain” rally at the State House, calling on lawmakers to consider pain patients in any measures they take to respond to the drug crisis.