Unexpected Ties Between Mental Health and Pain Management

Studies show that patients with chronic mental health challenges are at risk for chronic medical conditions and pain. In fact, those studies have shown that anywhere from 30-50% of chronic pain sufferers also deal with depression and anxiety. Join our host Jennifer Winkler today as she deep dives with experienced Nurse Practitioner Joan Kitten on the unexpected ties between mental health and chronic pain and what treatment strategies are available.

Be sure to join us as we continue to speak out on the complex issues surrounding pain management and opioid use throughout our Pain Management podcast series. For more information about pain management and opioids, you can visit Telligen’s Opioid Safety Page & Resources. You can also stay up to date on health-related news, workshops and webinars by following Telligen QIN on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

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