A recent study by Places for People may help provide more effective treatment options in the future for people living with PTSD and substance use disorders.
In a short time span, Joshua White must overcome two barriers – trust issues and stigma – to connect recently incarcerated individuals with a jail diversion program. White must quickly build a rapport in initial meetings to receive consent for a more in-depth evaluation. “You’re dealing with a lifetime of distrust. It’s our job to build that trust.”