Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Care involves using trauma knowledge to guide how treatment and services are delivered and how a trauma lens can be applied to promote organizational change. Our website features some information and resources about trauma informed care. The Department of Mental Health (DMH) offers support, training and consultation on trauma-related topics.

Trauma Information & Treatment Models

General information about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Trauma and Treatment for infants, children, youth and adults.

Missouri Trauma Initiative

Missouri Trauma Initiative captures Missouri’s journey toward trauma informed care, highlights state-wide efforts across many executive departments and collaborative efforts to promote trauma informed communities for Missouri’s citizens.

Missouri Trauma Roundtable Documents

DMH and its partners formed Missouri Trauma Roundtable and created several guidance documents to assist individuals and organizations with becoming trauma informed. Since 2018, Missouri Trauma Roundtable meets separate from DMH and continues to focus on advancing trauma informed care.

MO Trauma Initiative In the News

Articles highlighting various trauma-related work across the state of Missouri.

Websites & Resources

Websites and resources on trauma-related education, research, advocacy and treatment.