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Culture and Trauma Brief: Trauma Among Homeless Youth

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This brief explores challenges faced by youth experiencing homelessness and defines trauma and related consequences, such as substance use, depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder. It includes treatment considerations for mental health and substance use disorder service and treatment professionals when working with youth experiencing homelessness who are coping with trauma or retraumatization.
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National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)