Where is the Chronic Pain Czar?

Approximately 100 million people in the United States experience chronic pain. That’s 1 in 2.5-3 individuals. 

25 million of these people have moderate to severe chronic  pain

45% of individuals with chronic pain have  depression 

25% have co-existing anxiety based disorders 

15-28% have co-occuring substance use disorders 

49% of Veterans with PTSD have chronic pain

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