In France, 12 million people take opioid drugs. For these patients in pain, in the case of their doctors, it is hard to talk about captivity. Taboo often deplores victim care.
A "Special Envoy" collected references from patients who became addicted to immigrants. Valérie, Pascal: They say how, from cancer or back pain, they have fallen to dependence, years of fog and depression – sometimes close to death.
More orsoses in patients with chronic pain than drug addiction
Because opioids are also killing in France: they have become the leading cause of death through an oversight: three deaths per day, one thousand each year. There are now more orsoses in patients with chronic pain than in drug users.
A report by Pierre Monégier broadcast in "Envoyé spécial" on February 21, 2019.
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