Raise awareness of evidence-based and promising treatment and recovery practices,
Build skills to prepare the workforce to deliver state-of-the-art addictions treatment and recovery services, and
Change practice by incorporating these new skills into everyday use for the purpose of improving addictions treatment and recovery outcomes.
Established in 1993 by the, the ATTC Network is comprised of 14 Regional Centers and a National Office which serve the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands of Guam, American Samoa, Palau, the Marshal Islands, Micronesia, and the Mariana Islands.
Building on a rich history, the ATTC Network continuously strives to improve the quality of addictions treatment and recovery services by facilitating alliances among front line counselors, treatment and recovery services agency administrators, faith-based organizations, policy makers, the health and mental health communities, consumers and other stakeholders. By connecting them to the latest research and information through activities such as skills training, academic education, online and distance education, conferences, workshops, and publications, the ATTC Network responds to the emerging needs of the field.
Funded by SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) in October, 2007, for another five years, the ATTC Network takes a unified approach in delivering cutting-edge knowledge and skills in order to develop a powerful workforce—one that truly has the potential to transform the lives of individuals battling the disease of addiction.