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Welcome to Central Rockies ATTC
Serving Colorado, Montana, North Dakota,
South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
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August Special Topic

ATTC National Focus Centers
National American Indian & Alaska Native ATTC

Established in 1993 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the ATTC Network is comprised of 10 Regional Centers, 4 National Focus Area Centers, and a Network Coordinating Office.  The National Focus Area Centers work with Regional Centers (like the Central Rockies ATTC) to serve as subject matter experts, provide information on the latest research-based best practices, and coordinate efforts on topics of national focus.

The National American Indian & Alaska Native (AI & AN) ATTC serves the nation as a key resource for development of the behavioral workforce.  The National AI & AN ATTC supports the adoption of culturally legitimate addiction treatment and recovery services for American Indian and Alaska Native clients with substance use disorders.

  • Serves as the national subject matter expert and key resource on the adoption of addiction treatment and recovery services for American Indian and Alaska Native clients with substance use disorders
  • Enhances the American Indian & Alaska Native behavioral health workforce
  • Facilitates and promotes culturally legitimate evidence-based treatment practices which address the unique needs of American Indian & Alaska Native communities, including adolescents, returning veterans, two-spirits, and women
  • Prepares the American Indian & Alaska Native behavioral health workforce for healthcare integration
  • Facilitates the development of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care in American Indian and Alaska Native communities
  • Enhances communication and collaboration within the American Indian & Alaska Native behavioral health workforce and key stakeholders

Click here to visit the National American Indian and Alaska Native ATTC website

Additional Resources:
National ATTC Handout on National Focus Areas:  http://www.attcnetwork.org/documents/NFA_handout_2.2013.pdf
About the ATTC Network: http://attcnetwork.org/about/about.aspx


About the Central Rockies ATTC

The Central Rockies ATTC is managed by the Utah Addiction Center at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. Through a collaborative partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno, and the University of Iowa, the Central Rockies ATTC facilitates workforce development for treatment professionals providing training and technical assistance on evidence-based practices, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Blending Products and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Initiatives.



 

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