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Treat Trauma with the 7 Domains of Trauma-Informed Care {Infographic}


June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. 70% of adults in the United States have experienced trauma in their life. Trauma affects an individual’s life long after the event has passed. This is why it is necessary to adopt a trauma-informed care approach when working with a patient who has experienced trauma.

The National Council published the 7 Domains of Trauma-Informed Care to guide the adoption of a trauma-informed approach by behavioral health organizations. Organizations who regularly treat those affected by trauma should be implementing trauma-informed care across their work force. These domains can guide that process.

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