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Health Issues StaffThe most important people to communicate with are the health issues representatives for each of your legislators. If you don’t know who these people are, you can get that information by filling out the request in the sidebar. These people have the ear of your legislator, and have more time to listen to you. If we get these folks to understand the problem, we will get something done. For ideas on what they need to know, continue to scroll down on this page.
Your PhysicianEvery physician needs to be aware of the solution to the problem. The more constituents we have communicating with Washington, the more we can accomplish. Doctors are just as much brainwashed by the propaganda and the media as the average person. They won’t change until they know the truth.
Face to face
It is imperative that every American communicate with the health issues staff person for their legislators. If you don't have that contact information, you can get it by filling out the contact form here:
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WHAT SHOULD YOU SAY?
Suggestions for Your Message
For legislators to notice your communication, you will need to send about 1000. The health issues staff representative will take notice much sooner, and be a liaison between you and your legislator. In your letters, emails or conversation with your members of congress, you should include the following:
- State “thousands of your constituents suffer with chronic pain or have a close relative who suffers with chronic pain and are no longer able to receive the medicines they need.”
- At the end of your letter state:
“As a member (or supporter) of Doctors of Courage, or the National Pain Patients Coalition (NPPC) (or whatever chronic pain advocacy group you are a part of), we invite you to support and participate in our annual PAIN PATIENTS ADVOCACY WEEK, April 23-30, 2018. Please support our efforts to establish PAIN PATIENTS ADVOCACY WEEK as a national observance. We would appreciate you mentioning it from the congressional floor (U.S. Senate or U.S. House of Representatives) at the appropriate time.
- Thank him/her for their support in improving the quality of life for their constituents who suffer with chronic pain and the compassionate physicians who treat them.
- List any organizations you are a member of after your name.
- Place the following cc list at the end of your letter:
cc: National Pain Patients Coalition (NPPC) – www.PainPatientsCoalition.com American Pain Institute (API) – www.AmericanPainInstitute.org \ Doctors of Courage – www.DoctorsofCourage.org American Civil Liberties Union – www.aclu.org