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 – Introduction The SAMHSA Spotlight Series highlights different approaches to building trauma-informed, resilient communities. This introductory issue present's SAMHSA's six principles of trauma-informed approach, and summarizes SAMHSA's community trauma initiative. 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. 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. 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. The National Tribal Behavioral Health Agenda This report presents a first-of-its-kind collaborative tribal-federal blueprint for improving the behavioral health of American Indians and Alaska Natives. This was developed in response to calls from tribal leaders for improved collaboration with federal agencies to address the behavioral health of their communities. Consumer-Operated Services Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT This toolkit is for practitioners living with a mental illness who wish to own and operate mental health services. The toolkit provides guidance based on evidence-base practices, and includes a brochure, presentation, and introductory video.