Source:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)Date Published:05/2012Format:PDF (582 KB)Annotation:This 18-page document offers guidelines for medication-assisted treatment for individuals, particularly veterans, with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and co-occurring opioid use disorders. It covers screening, concomitant treatment, pharmacotherapy, and multiple substances of abuse. The guidelines are organized in the sequence that a practitioner will likely meet, engage, and intervene with an individual with co-occurring PTSD and opioid disorders. They are intended to suggest parameters that clinicians should consider in their prescribing practices.URL:http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Pharmacologic-Guidelines-for-Treating-Individuals-with-Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder-and-Co-Occurring-Opioid-Use-Disorders/SMA12-4688Type:Guideline/Assessment ToolID:7769. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.