Caregivers Need Help Navigating the Opioid Crisis

By Medi-Share member and "Friends Sharing Friends" guest, Peter Rosenberger

Encouragement Series for Caregivers

 

Politicians, pharmaceutical companies, physicians, patients, attorneys, law enforcement, and the common citizen have all weighed in on the public health emergency we know as the opioid crisis. Yet one demographic, with significant input into this issue, has received little or no mention in the discourse of chronic pain patients and opioids. That would be the 65 million and growing population of family caregivers.

Serving as a caregiver for my wife for more than 30 years, I’ve handled enough opioids that their street value easily runs into the millions...

Read Peter's full op-ed article, originally published in the Washington Examiner.