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Trauma and Substance Use Disorders: How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Personal Outcomes

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Trauma, whether directly experienced or through secondary exposure, when left unprocessed often leads to negative coping.  There are numerous studies report a strong correlation between trauma and substance use disorder.  When individuals are trauma informed, they are better able to recognize the impact it has on their body and can intervene before negative coping takes place.  This webinar will address the definition of the various types of trauma, identifying symptoms in the body and interventions to use.


  • Identify the various types of trauma
  • Identify overt and covert symptoms often experienced
  • Learn and implement interventions to reduce symptoms
  • Learn ways to educate others in their immediate environment on ways of being trauma-informed




Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC)
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