Evidence Based Treatment for Chronic Pain

  • Medications: SNRI, Tramadol, Tylenol, TCA, Topicals, NSAID, Anti-Convulsants
  • Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Exercise
  • Meditation/Relaxation/
    • Hypnosis
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (Education, coping skills, application)

Resources Regarding Opioid Prescribing

WV Current Status

Training Modules in Opioid Prescribing Risk Reduction

  • www.opioidrisk.com
    Approved by ACGME for medical trainees and CME
  • www.responsibleopioidprescribing.com
    Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing  provides PowerPoint presentations and various educational resource for prescribers
  • www.pcss-o.org
    Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) is a three year grant funded by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). This collaborative project led by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry includes American Dental Association, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, American Psychiatric Association, American Society for Pain Management Nursing, and International Nurses Society on Addictions has a website and APP with pain and opioid resources.