"A Trauma-Informed approach reflects adherence to key principles rather than a prescribed set of practices or procedures."
If you don't have 14 minutes - this Video is a great ACES Primer in only 5 minutes! KPJR Films released this video. They are responsible for two other films of interest in the area of Trauma. Paper Tigers and Resilience.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: Injury Prevention & Control: Division of Violence Prevention (Great resources on ACE, Violence and Abuse, etc.)
A good video that summarizes the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study in just 14 minutes
This video tells the story of Anna Jennings and explains how trauma-informed approaches can improve the mental health care system.
In this TED Talks London presentation Eleanor Longden tells her story of hearing voices, the approaches used by Mental Health professionals, and her journey to recovery.
Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) article Trauma-Informed Approaches Need to be Part of a Comprehensive Strategy for Addressing the Opioid Epidemic