The article, “Treating PTSD and alcohol abuse together doesn’t increase drinking, study finds”, source; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine states
“Contrary to past concerns, using prolonged exposure therapy to treat patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid alcohol dependence does not increase drinking or cravings, Penn Medicine psychiatrists report in the August 7…”
American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight:
An important study shows that one can treat PTSD Aand alcohol abuse together. The fear was remembering trauma may push one to drink more. The article above talks about this study and how this is an unwarranted fear. If you are interested in learning more about substance abuse counseling, then please review the program. If you like what you see, you are more than welcome to take a few online courses and increase your knowledge and education about substance abuse counseling and drug addiction therapies.