Facial Pain Awareness Month is more than Just trigeminal neuralgia Awareness! One of the reasons that we need an entire month of Facial Pain Awareness is because there are so many facial pain conditions. Thousands and thousands of people live with a chronic neuropathic facial pain other than TN, yet they have often had to stepContinue reading We’re more than TN…
Today is the FIFTH Annual International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day! The first Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day happened in 2013, christened by Toni Saunders of TNnME. On this day, we work to raise the profile of TN in our social media circles. Many people fundraise for facial pain causes by designing and selling graphic tshirts andContinue reading
Since it is Facial Pain Awareness Month, it seems especially appropriate to discuss the merits of raising awareness in the first place. You may ask: What difference does it make, really? Does it matter if our friends on Facebook see that we have facial pain conditions? Is it really necessary to turn our social mediaContinue reading Awareness and Why It Matters: Diagnosis and Earlier Intervention
We Want a Few Good Men and Women to COMMIT themselves! October 2, 2017 Pain patient communities are in deep trouble all across America. We are being made scapegoats for the incompetence of our own government in its abuse and desertion of people like us — all in the name of solving a so-called “opioid epidemic”Continue reading Opioid Policy Activism: It’s Up To YOU!
Often, chronic pain patients find themselves at a loss for words when someone asks the question, “What is chronic facial pain anyway?” We wanted to help surmount that obstacle to raising awareness of facial pain, so we created this YouTube video. You can share this video on your social media accounts to bring awareness toContinue reading Raising Awareness With Social Media: Video Sharing
It’s here! Seems like only yesterday it was 6 months away and we were in the preliminary planning stages, but today marks the first day of the first annual Facial Pain Awareness Month. We will be posting Facial Pain Awareness Month newsletters like this one every few days to share tips, tidbits, and teal items.Continue reading Facial Pain Awareness Month is Here!
I can hardly believe it myself! We’re working hard to pull together resources to share with everyone and enough content to support a daily Facial Pain Awareness Month blog post/newsletter. If you are able and willing to help make Facial Pain Awareness Month a success, there are several jobs that need doing. Feel free toContinue reading The First Annual Facial Pain Awareness Month Kicks Off in TWO DAYS!!
I am supporting an effort to gather information to help the cause of chronic pain patients and demand the withdrawal of the 2016 CDC opioid prescribing guidelines. We need reports of denial of treatment leading to diminished quality of life and/or suicide among our communities. Even if you don’t have a name, please provide gender,Continue reading Have You Been Affected Adversely by the CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines?
Take a look at this pretty teal, glow-in-the dark pendant. Now get this: it’s FREE. No kidding! For a limited time, Save Our Oceans is giving this, the Enchanted™ Tree Of Life Pendant, away for FREE! All you have to do is pay for shipping. The more you order, the more the shipping fee is, butContinue reading A Beautiful and FREE Way to “Go Teal” for Facial Pain Awareness Month
October is rapidly approaching and there are many ways we can unite and spread the word about Facial Pain Awareness. Let’s encourage our families, friends and community members to get involved all month long. They’ll have a hard time saying no when they see the great “teal deals” below. There’s something for everyone, even ourContinue reading October is Almost Here! Time to Show Everyone Your Teal!