Opiate Addiction Risk Assessment
Opiate and addiction risk assessment uses subtle screening to determine the risk for abuse among patients that are being considered for prescribed opioids for pain treatment. Patients categorized as high-risk are at increased likelihood of future abusive drug-related behavior. Patient referrals are commonly associated with pain disorder from related psychological factors and chronic pain syndrome.
Common Reasons for Referral:
- F45.42 – Pain disorder with related Psychological factors
- G89.4/G89.29 – Chronic pain syndrome
What the service consists of:
- Subtle Screening for risk of substance/opiate abuse
- Bio-psycho-social diagnostic intake to determine/rule out related psychological factors