Recent stories from the Center to Advance Trauma-informed Health Care.
CTHC receives $2.5 million SAMHSA grant for innovative substance abuse treatment program
In September 2022, CTHC’s Health, Empowerment, and Recovery Services (HERS) program, a clinical and research program nested in our Women’s HIV Clinic received a second $2.5 million five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to refine our outpatient model of trauma-informed substance use treatment. For more…
UCLA and UCSF awarded $41.5 million to address the impact of childhood adversity and toxic stress on health
Two of the University of California’s nationally ranked medical centers, UCLA and UCSF, have partnered with the California Department of Health Care Services and Office of the California Surgeon General to lead a multi-campus initiative addressing the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences and other causes of toxic…
New Intervention to Help Children With Trauma Will Treat the Whole Family
The three-year effort is directed by the Center to Advance Trauma Informed Health Care and made possible with funding by Genentech.
Working with UCSF, California Surgeon General Aims to Cut Adverse Childhood Experiences by Half
Nadine Burke Harris, MD, California’s first surgeon general, spoke about her vision and her groundbreaking work to reduce adverse childhood experiences across the state during a speech at UC San Francisco.
VIDEO: From Treaters to Healers
A four-minute video provides a compelling snapshot of the value of trauma-informed care from both provider and patient perspectives. Those featured participated in Advancing Trauma-Informed Care, a national initiative made possible through support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
San Francisco Celebrates the Launch of CTHC
San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed, UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, and many other key community leaders, activists, and philanthropists came together to support the new Center and discuss how to best interrupt intergenerational trauma.