SAMHSA Releases Paper on Trauma and Using a Trauma-Informed Approach
December 12, 2014
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released "SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach." This paper identifies a working concept of trauma relevant to justice systems and other stakeholders, outlines fundamental assumptions and principles for developing a trauma-informed approach, and explores trauma in the context of community.
View and download the full paper.