Understanding the Impact of Opioids and Other Substances on Intimate Partner Violence to Better Serve Survivors with Services, Referrals, and Resources
As the opioid epidemic continues to grow and gain national attention, it is important to shed light on the connections between substance abuse, mental health, and intimate partner violence (IPV). According to research, domestic violence survivors face a greater risk of experiencing a range of mental health conditions, including depression, PTSD, substance use disorders, and suicidality. In additio ...
Click on the resource to download a trainer's guide and accompanying material for advocates and community partners working to provide trauma-informed training on substance use and abuse in the context of domestic violence and sexual assault. This resource was provided by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health.