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Substance Abuse and Trauma

During this evidence-based training, substance abuse prevention specialists, youth workers, community advocates, and AODA counselors explore national, statewide, and local data on trauma and substance abuse. 

As a result of this workshop, participants will gain a better understanding as to how trauma affects the brain, discuss risk factors for substance use disorders, and develop their strategy for intervention methods for a particular population.

  • What we will discuss:
  • Trauma definition
  • How trauma affects the brain
  • Statistics on substance use and ACEs
  • Risk factors
  • Strategies for care
  • Stress reducers
  • Prioritizing Risk Factors
  • Beginning a Call to Action

Find a Workshop

Interested in participating in a Trauma and the Brain training?

Check out our online calendar to find a workshop and sign up for our training announcements.