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Toolkit: Coercion Related to Mental health and Substance Use in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence

Publication Date: Jan 16, 2020

Research shows that there are high rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) among people accessing mental health and substance use disorder treatment.  Coercion is a common tactic used by perpetrators of IPV, and there are many ways that coercion can be used among victims who have mental health and/or substance use disorders. This toolkit, created by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, provides trauma-informed guidance on integrating questions about mental health and substance abuse use coercion into mental health and substance use histories and into in-depth intimate partner violence assessments in primary care and behavioral health settings.
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