Elements of Our Treatment Program for Chronic Pain
Pennsylvania’s Pain and Substance Use Disorder Program offers chronic pain
Residential Assessment Program
– a comprehensive psychiatric, addiction,
behavioral and spiritual assessment designed to explore and evaluate the
condition of individuals suffering from chronic pain to determine if a
substance use disorder exists.
Residential Treatment Program
that encompasses treatment and chronic pain therapy
for those with an identified substance use disorder.
What’s Involved in Treatment
who have been identified as having a substance use disorder and recurrent
chronic pain will be referred to one of Caron’s residential inpatient treatment
programs for adults or seniors with
access to chronic pain therapy.
patient will be assigned an individualized, multi-disciplinary treatment team
who each has extensive experience managing and treating chronic pain in
conjunction with one’s addiction. This
team is comprised of professionals from several disciplines and backgrounds,
including: medicine, psychology and psychiatry, addiction therapy, physical
therapy, health and wellness, and spirituality.
individualized treatment plan will be crafted specifically for you based on
your pain and substance use disorder.
You will have access to many of the same components to treatment that
our adults and/or seniors do, as well as
access to chronic pain therapy and other services including:
- Structured detoxification
- Individual and group
- Education and supportive
therapy around pain and addiction
- Psychological counseling to
assist with self-soothing skills
- Non-opiate medication
management, as needed
- Meditation (including guided
meditation), massage and acupuncture
- Physical therapy, exercise,
and recreational therapy
- Family education
- Outside consultation
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