Welcome to the new Mountain Plains Addiction Technology Transfer Center. We are grateful to those of you that have been a part of the ATTC for some time now, as well as those of you who are new. The Mountain Plains ATTC serves stakeholders residing in Region 8 (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming). We are pleased that you are interested in participating in training and technical assistance activities and/or serving in an advisory capacity as thought leaders and community experts. Our mutual passion, enhancing SUD treatment and recovery services for individuals and family members, especially those residing in rural and remote areas, is the foundation of our work. During the next few months, you will get to know more about our different workforce development initiatives through upcoming activities and special learning events. We value and cherish our stakeholders so please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions or requests. By providing innovative and accessible learning opportunities on research-based practices in SUD treatment and recovery services, we seek to help you better serve your communities, staff, and patients.
The Fatal Fentanyl: From China to American Small Town - Video Documentary
Mountain Plains ATTC Co-Director Thomasine Heitkam discusses the importance of narcan and recovery support sytem in this newly released video documentary "The Fatal Fentanyl: From China to American Small Town”, which focuses on the fentanyl overdose death of a young man from Grand Forks, ND and includes an interview with Co-Director Thomasine Heitkamp. The documentary was produced by Voice of America, a U.S. government-funded international news source that serves as the U.S. Federal Government’s official institution for external broadcasting. The video is being distributed throughout the United States (in English) and China (in Mandarin).
The Mountain Plains ATTC is dedicated to improving substance use disorders treatment and recovery services by providing training and technical assistance to health and human services professionals. To help us better understand the needs of the Region, we are currently collecting from providers of substance use disorder treatment and recovery services that will guide development of new products and trainings. To submit your feedback please “Tell us what you think” below.