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Trauma-informed practices

April 5, 2013

Many women who are involved with substance use have experienced trauma. For this reason, it’s important for health care providers to understand the interconnections of trauma and substance use so that they can provide better care for these women.

The Ontario Drug Treatment Funding Program (DTFP) Trauma and Substance Use project team has developed Trauma Matters guidelines to support organizations providing substance use treatment services for women.

The guidelines will be posted soon on the Jean Tweed Centre website and on the Ontario DTFP website.

Read more about the Trauma Matters guidelines.

Also, stay tuned for our Ontario DTFP spring quarterly newsletter!

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