Opiate Addiction Risk Assessment

Opiate and addiction risk assessment uses subtle screening to determine the risk for abuse among patients being considered for prescription opioids to manage pain. Patients categorized as high-risk are likely to experience 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
Services Include:
  • Subtle screening for risk of substance/opiate abuse
  • Bio-psycho-social diagnostic intake to determine or rule out related psychological factors