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Silver Hill Hospital, Nationally Recognized Psychiatric Institution Opens Groundbreaking Chronic Pain and Addiction Treatment Center
Date:2/28/2012

NEW CANAAN, Conn., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Silver Hill Hospital, the nationally recognized psychiatric hospital in New Canaan, CT, announces the opening of the Chronic Pain and Addiction Center, an intensive residential treatment program for patients with pain who have become addicted to opioid medications. Dr. Seddon R. Savage, President of the American Pain Society, is the Medical Director.

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According to a 2011 report of the Institute of Medicine, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined—as many as 116 million people costing about $600 billion annually. Opioid therapy has become an increasingly common treatment for persistent pain but there can be unintended consequences. Some patients exposed to long-term use are at risk for addiction. Opioid misuse can result in serious harm including death from overdose. This combination of chronic pain, coupled with opioid misuse and addiction presents a major U.S. health crisis.

"We have opened the Chronic Pain and Addiction Center now because there is an urgent need to treat this as a dual disorder," says Dr. Sigurd Ackerman, President and Medical Director of Silver Hill. "I am thrilled that Dr. Savage will provide our medical leadership. Her experience and expertise cannot be matched. Our approach is truly innovative. I am confident we will not only help our own patients, but develop a methodology that can be replicated—thereby helping others as well."

Treatment is particularly complex when pain is complicated by a substance use disorder. An interdisciplinary approach is critical to help patients optimize their pain management and address addiction challenges. "Our ultimate goal is to incr
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