The Past, Present, and Future of Federal Government’s Commitment to Addressing the Impact of Trauma on Women

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This webinar discusses the impact of trauma, mental health challenges, and substance use on women and girls and their families and communities, as well as strategies to address its impact.


  • Susan Salasin, Director, Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care Programs, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Melissa Merrick, PhD, Behavioral Scientist, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
  • Lisa M. Najavits, PhD, Professor, Boston University School of Medicine; Lecturer at Harvard Medical School
  • Teresa Descilo, MSW, Executive Director, The Trauma Resolution Center

To view the webinar, click here.