By Sarah Knutson – Treating Trauma is an Urgent Public, Not Personal, Need

Treating trauma is a community problem, not personal.,

A  woman is beaten  in the United States every 15 seconds.  Society pays the cost in mental health budgets. courts , cops, corrections, substance  abuse, and children’ services. The real social cost of trauma has been well known to people who work in those systems for years, but there is no consensus about what to do, or how to build political support, for treating trauma.

treating trauma is essential.  People like Cheryl Sharp and Shery Mead are bringing the role of treating trauma in mental health to the forefront, nationwide.  Shery

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