This clinician’s guide from the Veterans Health Administration addresses the increased risk of suicide in patients with chronic pain. It includes information on what providers should look for when assessing the risk of suicide, strategies for working with patients to reduce suicide, and what to do if the provider suspects a patient is suicidal.
Funding Source: Veterans Administration Academic Detailing Service
Suicide and Patients with Chronic Pain
A clinician guide to understanding and managing the association between chronic pain and suicide from the Veterans Health Administration.