Whether it was a single event or occurred repeatedly over an extended period recently or in the more distant past, trauma can have a severe impact on the client and on their family members, friends, and co-workers.
The trauma-informed addiction treatment program i.e. Dual Recovery programs, was developed to address the cross-effects of trauma, addictions, and other co-occurring conditions. Trauma-informed addiction treatment integrates a variety of strategies in order to provide a powerful treatment experience that can be individually tailored according to the needs and values of the client.
Main types of trauma have been identified, including those deliberately committed by other people. This includes all forms of victimization including abuse and neglect, assault, and violence. As well as trauma, due to the individual’s personal characteristics such as gender, sexual identity or orientation, race, and ethnicity. While we may allow a client to express themselves during groups, we have to remember to redirect our clients to seek out the aid of their mental health providers. As the mental health provider will be more equipped to handle any and all issues of trauma that may bubble up and