Trauma Impact

Trauma can be a result of a stressful situation or life threatening event. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma are high contributors to substance use disorders. Some examples of ACEs/traumatic events are: 

  • Emotional, sexual or physical abuse
  • Physical or emotional neglect
  • Domestic violence or assault
  • Homelessness
  • Loss of significant people/attachments
  • Household with substance abuse or mental illness
  • Incarceration of a family or household member
  • Discrimination or Bullying
  • Separation or divorce
  • Natural disasters
  • Human trafficking or prostitution
  • War
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  • Fact:  There are over 23.5 million people in long-term recovery in the U.S. from a substance use disorder. People do recover and get well.
  • Fact:  167 Reported OVERDOSE Reversals with Naloxone Project- As of September 2020
  • Fact:  DEA National RX Take Back Day reported 33,343 lbs of Prescription drugs collected in Michigan on October 24, 2020 with 207 Collections sites now In Michigan.
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