Provides a picture of the challenges experienced by families caring for youth with trauma and substance use.
The following resources on Trauma and Substance Abuse were developed by the NCTSN.
Offers perspectives on the intersections between trauma, caregiver substance use, parenting, and prenatal substance use exposure.
Describes the connections between intimate partner violence and substance use.
Discusses the potential impact of opiates on the developing fetus and the baby.
Provides information about the effects of prenatal exposure to substances and trauma on children.
Describes the connection between caregiver trauma and substance abuse.
Describes the prevalence of trauma exposure and service use among NCTSN children in the Core Data Set and offers the study's results, recommendations, and policy implications.
Describes the need for an integrated system of care for youth with traumatic stress and substance use disorders.
Provides training and materials for mental health clinicians and substance abuse treatment providers on the complex intersections between psychological trauma and co-occurring substance abuse and dependency.
Offers parents and caregivers whose teen might be or is experiencing substance abuse and/or stress from a traumatic event.
Provides information for parents and caregivers whose teen might be or is experiencing substance abuse and/or stress from a traumatic event. This fact sheet is a part Understanding the Links Between Adolescent Trauma and Substance Abuse: A Toolkit for Providers.
Ofrece a los adolescentes información sobre lo que es el trauma, cómo puede afectarlos y las razones por las que podrían llegar a consumir alcohol o drogas para enfrentar sus experiencias.