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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is pleased to announce the availability of Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 57, Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services. Please read the announcement below and forward it to others who may be interested.

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SAMHSA Announces

New TIP Addresses Trauma and Behavioral Health Services

Cover of TIP 57, Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health ServicesPeople who have experienced trauma—especially chronic or repeated trauma—are at an elevated risk for substance use disorders, mental illness, and physical disorders and conditions. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 57, Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services, 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, this TIP 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.

Download or order your free copy today!

The TIP is available at or through the link below:

TIP 57: Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services (SMA) 14-4816

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