Download only This manual introduces a concept of trauma and offers a framework for becoming a trauma-informed organization, system, or service sector. The manual provides a definition of trauma and a trauma-informed approach, and offers 6 key principles and 10 implementation domains. Publication ID SMA14-4884 Publication Date October 2014 Format Guidelines or Manual Download SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach PDF 788.65 KB Find Related Information Audience HHS Staff Policymakers Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Public Health Professionals You May Also Be Interested In Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities – San Francisco, CA: Aligning the Workforce to Create a Trauma-Informed System The SAMHSA Spotlight Series highlights different approaches to building trauma-informed, resilient communities. This issue focuses on San Francisco's efforts to implement a trauma-informed framework to improve services and address trauma in the public health workforce. Intensive Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Complex Mental and Substance Use Disorders: STATE AND COMMUNITY PROFILES This document provides state by state information on implementation of intensive care coordination using a wraparound approach for children and youth with complex mental and substance use disorders. Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities – Walla Walla, WA: Mobilizing the Community for Resilience The SAMHSA Spotlight Series highlights different approaches to building trauma-informed, resilient communities. This issue highlights how school-based health services in Walla Walla, Washington, are treating adverse childhood experiences and building community resilience. Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations This kit equips prevention professionals, health care providers, and educators with information on health issues among the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population. It includes an overview of terms related to gender identity and sexual expression. In Brief: Rural Behavioral Health: Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities This guide explores barriers to accessing substance use disorder and mental health treatment services in rural communities, and the benefits of telehealth for these communities. It assists practitioners with implementing telehealth technologies as a means to increase access to services. TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men This guide addresses specific treatment needs of adult men living with substance use disorders. It reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of substance use among men and specific treatment issues and strategies.