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National Frontier and Rural (NFAR) Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) will serve as the national subject expert and key resource on delivering addiction treatment/recovery services in frontier/rural areas using telehealth technologies, and develop and strengthen the addiction treatment/recovery workforce by using state-of-the-art culturally-relevant training and technical assistance (TA) activities.
The purpose of the National Hispanic and Latino ATTC is to develop and strengthen the workforce that provides substance abuse treatment and recovery support services to Hispanic and Latino populations across the United States. This will be accomplished by using diverse technology transfer strategies, services, and practices that have demonstrated effectiveness and are appropriate to Hispanic and Latino populations in need of substance abuse treatment services.
The National American Indian & Alaska Native ATTC will serve the nation as a key resource for development of the behavioral workforce. The National AI & AN ATTC will support the adoption of culturally legitimate addiction treatment and recovery services for American Indian and Alaska Native clients with substance use disorders.
The National SBIRT ATTC is funded toï¿½advance SBIRT as a timely public health model worthy and in need of advancement to reach its full potential impact on the health of Americans. In partnership with the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center (NORC), we hope to help healthcare providers utilize the public health model of screening for substance use and providing advice or counseling to their patients who use alcohol or other drugs in risky or harmful ways.