National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI)


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Sponsoring Organization

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Provides information and resources to raise awareness of the impact trauma, violence, and bullying can have on the behavioral health of children, adolescents, and families. Seeks to enhance treatment and services for trauma-exposed children and adolescents. Includes information and resources on traumatic stress, treatment options, and advice for families, caregivers, and others about how to help and respond to child traumatic stress.

Geographic Coverage



Parents, Families, and Children • Violence, Trauma, and Abuse • Youth