August 11, 2017 11:36am CST
Apparently people can't deal with problems so they have to turn to drugs to fix them. Whatever happened to "pulling up the bootstraps and sucking it up?" Between 2000 and 2015, there were 500,000 overdose deaths due to Opioids; the most common one is Fentanyl. And do you know what the really disgusting part of it is? You can go online and order it directly from China. I don't understand how all the different websites can allow that. Fentanyl is a prescription med only. Fentanyl is 100 times stronger than Morphine . I'm sorry folks, but I'm in pain 24 hours a day and do you know what I take? Baby Aspirin!! There are a lot of other ways to deal with pain and taking the short cut (Fentanyl) ain't one of them.
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• Fairfield, Texas
A lot of doctors dole them out after people have had surgeries and instead of dealing with the pain, people will go to 'other' doctors to get them refilled. Once their hooked, they will make up any excuse to get a doctor to write another script @just4him . I know after I had my surgery for a ruptured appendix, they had me on a pain med and I told them to shut off the machine. I was cut from the belly button down to the pelvis bone with 17 staples. They asked me if I was in pain and I said yeah, but it's no biggie.
That number is really high! What is happening to the world? I am also in constant pain, both physical and mental, and I don't take anything! I don't even go to the doctor. I just exercise, eat healthy, have some herbal teas and hope for the best. Has the world become so weak, that they can't handle their problems anymore?
• United States
Fentanyl also comes to the USA over the Canadian border since border guards are not allowed to check packages of a certain small size. That needs to change.
With fentanyl overdose deaths at an all time high, The Globe traces the lethal drug’s path from China to Canadian users