This brochure is based on the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment’s Treatment Improvement Protocol 36, Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Child Abuse and Neglect Issues (2000). The brochure will help male clients become aware of the pervasiveness of childhood abuse and neglect among people with substance use disorders and the issues that might arise during their substance abuse treatment. The brochure presents information about child abuse and neglect, the connection between substance abuse and child abuse, the symptoms that indicate past abuse may have occurred, and the effects the abuse has on a person when he reaches adulthood. It explains how child abuse issues can affect a man’s treatment and recovery. The tone and content aim to allay patient anxieties and to offer hope.
Date Added: 05/01/08
Inventory #: SMA08-4132