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Mental Health Care for Pain at UPMC

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

Mental 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 mental health and chronic pain, psychiatry is vital to help improve managing pain.

UPMC's pain-trained psychiatrists diagnose and treat mental 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 mental health services, including:

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

Contact Us

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