General Health

Mental Health

Trauma Informed Care

  • A Long Journey Home
    • A guide to agencies looking for practical ideas about how to create trauma-informed environments. This guide elaborates on ten principles for designing trauma-informed
  • PACES Connection Network
    • PACEs Connection is a social network that is a trusted source where members share information, explore resources and access tools that help them work together to create resilient families, systems, and communities.
  • Center for Social Innovation
    • This tool evaluates an organization’s needs and progress in implementing trauma-informed care and ensuring its sustainability. The assessment takes approximately 15 minutes for staff members to complete online and scores are available to the organization immediately.
  • National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC)
    • NCTIC offers consultation and technical assistance, education and outreach, and resources to support a broad range of service systems, including systems providing mental health and substance abuse services, housing and homelessness services, HIV services, peer and family organizations, child welfare, criminal justice, and education.
  • National Center on Family Homelessness
    • The Toolkit offers homeless service providers with guidelines for developing practices and policies to ensure that they are responding appropriately to the needs of families who have experienced traumatic stress.
  • SAMHSA
    • These booklets are an introduction to the effects of trauma and some guidance on how to relieve those symptoms.
  • San Francisco Trauma Informed Systems (TIS) Initiatives
    • TIS Initiative is a six-pronged approach to developing and sustaining change in organizational and workforce functioning.