Key Ingredients for Successful Trauma-Informed Care

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As the connection between exposure to trauma and long-term health conditions becomes clear, the health care sector is beginning to focus on how to best care for patients with a history of trauma. For many people, trauma may increase their risk of serious health issues leading to poor health outcomes and higher medical and social service costs. This brief was produced as part of Advancing Trauma-Informed Care, a national initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and led by the Center for Health Care Strategies to better understand how to implement trauma-informed approaches to health care delivery.


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