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Neurofeedback is strange, cheap, safe and 80% effective.

• Tell us who you are: What connects you to the opioid crisis?

Gary Ames is a licensed psychologist. Board certified in Neurofeedback with 20 years of this experience and an advocate for this method of brainwave training. I have worked with many clients with both pain and addictions with the 80% success rates that research verifies. See www.CalmFocus.com.

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Personalized Activated Care and Training to Prevent Addiction

Chronic pain is the #1 reason people seek care, the most common chronic condition, the #1 cost driver of health care, and #1 cause of addiction and disability. The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) found that 126 million adults (55.7%) experienced a pain condition in the past year with 20.1% having daily pain and 31.8% experiencing severe pain. In the United States, chronic pain accounts for over $600 billion in... more »

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I have been an RN for 35 years and a Pain Management Nurse Practitioner (NP) for the past two decades. I am currently the President of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN). I am keenly aware of the key roles that nurses play in caring for patients with pain and teaching them about the use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies to optimize pain relief. As a pain management nurse, I am... more »

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Treat Pain trending idea

Please stop conflating pain with addiction. People in debilitating chronic pain are being denied rx analgesics without any justification for doing so leaving people like myself to buy medications online to be able to keep working. I shattered my coxis when I was a kid and have horrific nerve pain that has gone untreated for over a year. Denying pain medications is only making the problem worse as people are being left... more »

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Life Pain Specialist- Pain Coach for everyone prescribed opioids

We have created a new hospital position called a Life Pain Specialist™️. We have surveyed over 500 hospitalized patients who were prescribed opioids. 100% said the position is critical to the prevention of addiction. Patients receive evidence-based Opioid dependence risk assessment, nonpharmacological pain management techniques, trauma support, Mental Health First Aid®️, Whole Health inventory, resources, follow-up, and... more »

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Admit OUD is uncommon and get DEA out of doctors' offices

Contrary to what most people have been have been fed from main stream media and politicians, the data shows addiction to opioids is uncommon. The 2016 CDC Prescribing Guidelines state this. But the DEA is pushing doctors, and pharmacists, to abandon millions of Americans living with chronic pain.

My wife has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and has lived with chronic joint pain for decades. She used to be treated by her PCP and... more »

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