All Sober Editor / Wednesday, July 27, 2022 / Categories: Help & Information, All About Recovery When you cut yourself or pull a muscle, the pain of the injury usually goes away when the body heals. But chronic pain, lasting more than three months, is different, and it can be a significant source of mental and emotional distress. If the pain is mismanaged, patients can even develop opioid use disorder from legally prescribed painkillers. Those with chronic pain have options, though. This Psych Hub video lays out five considerations for managing chronic pain, including how much activity is helpful or harmful, and how stress and conflict can aggravate the pain. Some of the suggestions may help sufferers alleviate their pain or get the right medical attention. Source: Psych Hub Are You 'Sober Curious'? And What Does That Actually Mean? What Does Opioid Withdrawal Feel Like? 1538 Rate this article: No rating Tags: mental health Help & Information All About Recovery Video Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Please login or register to post comments.