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Behavioral Health Care for Pain at UPMC

Pain isn't only physical. It also affects your emotional well-being.

Behavioral health care for chronic pain management plays a crucial role in your care.

It's vital to address psychological factors early in treatment to get the most out of your care plan.

What Is Pain Psychology?

Given the overlap between behavioral health and chronic pain, psychiatry is vital to help improve managing pain.

UPMC's pain-trained psychiatrists diagnose and treat behavioral health issues pain can cause, such as:

  • Depression.
  • Anxiety.
  • Insomnia.
  • Addiction in the context of chronic pain management.

They also offer one-on-one and group therapies to:

  • Improve the pain experience.
  • Engage you in meaningful activities.
  • Help reduce pain-related depression and anxiety.

UPMC Pain Management offers a range of behavioral health services, including:

  • Pain medicine management.
  • Pre-op consults.
  • Psychiatric pain assessments.
  • Stress-management techniques.
  • Talk therapy.

Contact Us

Behavioral health care for pain is available in Southwest Pa. For information, call 412-665-8030.