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Advocacy Tips, December 2017

icon_pdf In recent years there has been an explosion in the number and diversity of trauma informed and resilience-building programs across the country. The current science of trauma and resilience is strong enough to warrant the widespread development of public policies and programs designed to reduce exposure to potentially traumatic events, provide support to at-risk individuals and groups,...
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Community Advocacy Network (CTIPP-CAN)

icon_pdf Congress is just now beginning to learn about the powerful discoveries that scientists have made regarding the causes and effects of toxic stress, and the exciting trauma informed programs a growing number of communities around the country are implementing. However, for real policy changes to occur in Washington D.C., it will require a focused effort to educate Senators, Congressperso...
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Policy Brief on ACEs and Opioid Addiction

icon_pdf This policy brief reviews the evidence linking trauma and adverse childhood experiences to opioid addiction. It also provides examples of effective prevention and treatment programs, and describes innovative approaches being used by communities to address the current epidemic. The argument is made that efforts to address the opioid crisis will be effective only if we acknowledge the ...
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    In recent years there has been an explosion in the number and diversity of trauma informed and resilience-building programs across the country. The current science of trauma and resilience is strong...
    Read More
    Congress is just now beginning to learn about the powerful discoveries that scientists have made regarding the causes and effects of toxic stress, and the exciting trauma informed programs a growing...
    Read More
    This policy brief reviews the evidence linking trauma and adverse childhood experiences to opioid addiction. It also provides examples of effective prevention and treatment programs, and describes ...
    Read More