Pain, Substance Abuse and Suicide seminar

SIDE Pain, Substance Abuse and Suicide seminar

The University of Dundee is hosting a seminar on chronic pain and links to substance abuse and suicide this week as part of its School of Medicine Seminar Series.

‘Pain, Substance Abuse and Suicide: Epidemiology, Risk Assessment and Mitigation’ takes place in the Tanis Drummond Lecture Theatre at Ninewells on Friday 20 September from 1-2pm.

The speaker will be Dr Martin Cheatle, Director of Behavioral Medicine at the PENN Pain Medicine Center and Director, Pain and Chemical Dependency Research at the Center for Studies of Addiction.

An associate professor of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Dr Cheatle specialises in the evaluation and treatment of chronic pain disorders from a biopsychosocial perspective.

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