Andrew Kuebbing

Without a diagnosis, he had to advocate fiercely for himself… now, he helps others, too It’s difficult enough to live with a diagnosed chronic pain condition or illness; it’s even…

Ellen Lenox Smith

From skeptics to advocates, she and her husband are teaching others how to find relief Ten years ago, if someone had told Ellen Lenox Smith that she would be growing…

Timothy Eli Addo

Undiagnosed for a decade, he fought for answers; now, he fights for access for all Timothy Eli Addo, now 30, has had to advocate for himself since his teens. Instead…

Steven Goldberg

Finding the way to something better  In third grade, Steven Goldberg* became fixated on cleanliness, washing his hands incessantly to disinfect himself from germs. His mom recounts times his father…

Sharon Rose Nissley

Sidelined by rare diseases, she became an advocate for better treatments Sharon Rose Nissley has lived with chronic pain since she was a young child, but even now, at age…

Sailene Ossman

Cannabis saved her. Now, she’s a powerful advocate for plant-based medicine Sailene Ossman was just 19 when she was involved in a near-fatal car accident. Her injuries included a spinal…

Roger Martin

A veteran goes from opioid addiction to cannabis advocacy, and finds new life 65-year-old Roger Martin shied away from discussing his personal life with pain for decades. As a veteran,…

Enedina Stanger Ramos

She uprooted her family to move where cannabis is legal; now, she’s an advocate When Enedina Stanger Ramos’s life veered down an unexpected path, she, her husband Mike, and their…

Bonnie Cunningham

Finding relief after 40 years of chronic back pain Isolation is a feeling known to many with chronic pain. Pain can dramatically force someone to make lifestyle changes to manage…