Frequently, in the past few years, a question has emerged regarding how to handle a very specific situation in mental health treatment. That situation is what to do when a patient appropriate for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatment is also taking medicinal grade prescription cannabis for other issues such as chronic pain, anxiety or insomnia. What makes this question unique from the issue of any substance use/abuse during mental health treatment is the unknown quality of this substance.
Welcome to this week’s edition of CDP News! We like to use this space to review recent happenings in and around the Center for Deployment Psychology, while also looking ahead to upcoming events. We had a couple of events this week to talk about and we’re laying the groundwork for even more coming up soon.