Trilogy Blog

Trauma-Informed Care and Substance Use Treatment

Posted by Shawna Flavell on Fri, Oct 10, 2014 @ 03:11 PM

Last month, Regina Moffett, Certified Recovery Support Specialist and Trilogy advocate, was the keynote speaker at the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community for Addictions Programs kick-off conference in Baltimore, MD. Her presentation, The Intersection of Trauma and Addictions: A Trauma-Informed Recovery, focused on Trilogy’s trauma-informed approach to addiction treatment.

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Tags: recovery, trauma-informed care, trauma, mental illness, mental health, IDDT, substance abuse, national council for behavioral healthcare, Cheryl Sharp, peer specialist, mental illness awareness week

Healing From Trauma

Posted by Shawna Flavell on Fri, Mar 07, 2014 @ 11:59 AM

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Individual trauma results from an event, series of events, or set of circumstances that is experienced by an individual as physically or emotionally harmful or threatening and that has lasting adverse effects on the individual's functioning and physical, social, emotional, or spiritual well-being.

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Tags: recovery, trauma-informed care, trauma, behavioral healthcare, national council for behavioral healthcare, Cheryl Sharp, peer specialist, WRAP

With Proper Support You Can Recover by Diana Tifase

Posted by Shawna Flavell on Fri, Nov 08, 2013 @ 03:30 PM

Diana is a peer specialist who works in the Trilogy Beacon. A passionate advocate for recovery and trauma-informed care, she was recently the guest speaker at the Illinois Region 1 Integrated Behavioral Health Network Meeting where she shared her story of recovery:

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Tags: recovery, trauma-informed care, trauma, mental illness, mental health, behavioral healthcare, recovery story, stigma, serious mental illness, reduce stigma, advocacy, peer specialist

The Pathway To Wellness Is Trauma-Informed

Posted by Shawna Flavell on Fri, May 24, 2013 @ 02:58 PM

In addition to May being Mental Health Awareness Month, it also marks Trilogy's one year anniversary of being a Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) organization. According to Alison Larkin, Trilogy Clinical Program Manager, "Looking at mental health isn't an issue just for sick people, but it's about wellness for people and the organization. I don't think anyone can talk about mental health without talking about trauma."

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Tags: recovery, trauma-informed care, mental illness, mental health, community-based mental health, behavioral healthcare, mental health awareness month

Learning to Talk by Alison Larkin

Posted by Ruth McMahon on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 @ 03:01 PM

90% of public mental health consumers have been exposed to trauma.[1]

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Tags: recovery, trauma-informed care, trauma