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What is Trauma Informed Care?

therapist taking notes as she explains what is trauma informed care to patient

According to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), most of us have had at least one traumatic experience. More specifically, more than 60% of American men and more than 50% of American women have experienced one or more traumatic events in their lifetime. And these numbers matter, particularly when trauma affects

Why Women Need Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment

“Society judges women with addiction more severely.” So wrote addiction specialist Stephanie Covington in A Woman’s Way Through The Twelve Steps. That is by no means the only gender-specific challenge for women in recovery. For a long time, women suffering from addiction were as good as invisible. That invisibility was largely caused by strong social