"If you suffer from chronic pain, you should not be denied adequate pain control because of the fear you will become addicted. Adding the burden of guilt to your life does nothing to ease your pain. It is not unusual for a well-educated person to be aware of the time they require medication and what medication they may require….Being relieved that you are no longer in pain is not the same as being high on a drug."

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain: A Survival Guide by Devin Starlayl and Mary Ellen Copeland