Treatment for for those with Substance Abuse and PTSD

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An interesting study finds using an integrated treatment approach to those suffering from both PTSD and substance abuse works best. What is intriguing about the study is that the authors assert their research findings challenge the assumption that clients need to be clean and sober first before doing any trauma work. They believe that trauma work can be done concurrently with substance abuse treatment.  More information about the study can be found here