I am sure you have heard of the opioids crisis many people are addicted to these drugs some people need them and some abuse them. 

The Don't Punish Pain movement is pushing for opioid reform. In hopes that people who really need the medication will get the medicine they need, and that they shouldn't be punished for the ones who misuse their medication.

It's not just the people who are taking the medication who feel affected, there are also medical professionals who fear they could lose their job over overprescribing.

Many times I have taken my mom to see her Doctor and because of the pain, my mom is in sometimes overmedicates and runs out which brings us back tot he Doctor.

Don't Punish Pain supporter Carrie Carlson, joined the movement because of how she was affected personally.

You can click here for the CDC's guidelines on opioid prescription.

You can also visit Don't Punish Pain's website for information on their cause.