Human trafficking has increased at alarming rates and is a major public health issue. Research indicates that health care professionals in various settings are likely to come into contact with victims of human trafficking. The role of the health care provider in identifying, evaluating, treating and referring victims for services is critical. We hope you find the information below helpful. Learn more about this work in a Joint Statement by Attorney General Derek Schmidt and KHA President and CEO Chad Austin. Please let us know if you have other information needs or tools that you would like to share.