Posted by Aurora on November 2, 2003, at 22:01:03
In reply to Re: Drug Seekers Unite? Anonymous? femlite, posted by Chuckie on November 2, 2003, at 11:17:12
> > > Your case sounds like an over-generalizing physician who does not really know you. One thought is to find out who is an addiction specialist in your community--they may actually be more inclined to Rx for you, because they will see you are not an addict. -- Hang in there....
> > Done that- been there-that was worse
> What happened, if I may ask? I was considering the same thing, as I'm in a good-sized city far from my GP. I don't have a clue how to find a Doc around here but I figured there must be plenty addicts and so plenty addiction specialists.
> I'm also considering the flip side. Since so many folks have accidently found relief from depression while being treated for pain, I was thinking that someone who deals in pain treatment has maybe gotten a clue.
All the pain docs I've met refer out to pdocs for depression. If you live in a University city, they will be aware of research dealing with new options, as well as "old" options, like opiates for depression...another source perhaps worth checking out.