US house recognises importance of trauma informed care

The US House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution recognising the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care and calling for a national trauma awareness month and trauma-informed awareness day.

The ruling recognised that trauma informed care is an approach that can bring greater understanding and more effective ways to support and serve children, adults, families, and communities affected by trauma, and it called for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to provide substantial resources to better engage individuals and communities across the US to implement trauma-informed care.

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