TIP 57: Trauma-informed care in behavioral health services

Date: 2014
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Manual
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This Treatment Improvement Protocol provides evidence-based and best practice information for behavioral health practitioners and administrators working with people who have experienced trauma. Using key trauma-informed principles, it addresses trauma-related prevention, screening, assessment, intervention, and treatment issues and strategies. It includes key information to help practitioners and administrators become trauma aware and informed, and implement science-informed intervention strategies across settings and modalities in behavioral health services.

Settings:  Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Substance Abuse
Strategies:  Screening and Assessment, Treatment