PTSD, Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorders
This session will focus on assessing trauma and PTSD in patients receiving opioids and other medications with the use of assessment instruments and/or targeted questions that can be applied in primary care. The presenter will discuss common trauma triggers that may exacerbate or unfold an underlying PTSD. Management pf PTSD symptoms within the context of medication assisted therapy and tapering off opioid medication will be discussed. Best practice evidence based psychosocial therapies will be presented.