Providers of substance abuse treatment recognize that most clients have trauma histories that complicate treatment and compromise recovery. Becoming trauma-informed is imperative, but it requires a shift in how we think about addiction and we respond to the behaviors commonly seen in individuals with substance use disorders.
Type of Event:
Communication/Media (proclamation signing, press event, radio or television programming, op-ed, article or journal publication, book signing, blogging, etc.)
Conference (including substance use and/or mental disorders, treatment, recovery or related issues as a focus)
Education (townhall meeting, class, workshop, lecture or training for community and general public, policymakers, social service and criminal justice organizations, etc.)