This section contains resources that will assist in defining stress and trauma, how it affects children, the intersection trauma has with addiction, and understanding and implementing mindfulness practices. The Harvard Center on the Developing Child also has important information relating to children who have experienced trauma included here.
What is trauma?
Understanding Stress and
Trauma and Addiction
Making the Connection: Trauma and Substance Abuse
Does Childhood Adversity Lead to Drug Addiction in Adulthood
The Role of Adverse Childhood Experiences in substance Abuse
Childhood Abuse, Neglect and Household Dysfunction
Opioid Addiction Advice for Parents
Addiction Doc Says It’s Not the Drugs
What is mindfulness?
Harvard Center on the Developing Child Resources
Additional resources coming soon