New England ATTC at Brown University

The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center is part of a national network consisting of 10 regional centers, 4 national focus areas and a coordinating office that provide services to all US states and territories. As a multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the substance use disorders treatment and recovery support services field, the ATTC Network serves to:

·       Raise awareness of evidence-based and promising treatment and recovery practices,

·       Build skills to prepare the workforce to deliver state-of-the-art addiction treatment and recovery services, and

·       Change practice by incorporating these new skills into everyday use for the purpose of improving addiction                       treatment and recovery outcomes.

News and Events:


Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Improving Care of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders:

Effective Approaches to Assessing, Treating, and Engaging Teens


The New England ATTC is pleased to announce our 2nd annual regional adolescent conference!
This continuing education conference is designed for treatment providers and health care professionals who are looking to improve the care of adolescents affected by or at risk of substance use disorders.
This conference is relevant for professionals from a broad range of settings such as substance use treatment agencies, primary care, behavioral health care agencies, juvenile justice, schools, child welfare, recovery centers, and other allied health settings.
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
8:00am - 4:30pm
$20 in advance
$30 at the door
For any questions please email
Co-sponsored by:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Substance Use & Behavioral Health Initiative
Department of Psychiatry
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ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW)


Webinette Series

30-Minute Presentations on Behavioral Health Issues Affecting

Pregnant & Postpartum Women

Eliminating Sophie’s Choice: Stop Making Women Choose Between Their Children and Treatment

The ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (CoE-PPW) presents the third in its series of webinettes. Kathryn Icenhower, PhD, LCSW will discuss a program design and funding strategies that can enable providers to keep families together by providing Family-Centered Treatment.


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

12-12:30 ET / 11-11:30 CT / 10-10:30 MT / 9-9:30 PT

Register here:

About the Presenter: Kathryn Icenhower, PhD, LCSW is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SHIELDS for Families, a private non-profit organization with 340 staff, a $30 million dollar budget and 40 programs that serve over 10,000 families annually in South Los Angeles. Kathryn received her BSSW from Ohio State University and her MSW and PhD from the University of Southern California. Dr. Icenhower sits on numerous local, state, and federal coalitions and advisory boards, including the California State Child Welfare Council and the California Perinatal Treatment Network.  She has been recognized by numerous entities for her piloting work in the substance abuse and child welfare fields including an “Innovator Award” from CSAT for her work in Family Centered Treatment; the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award; the “Visionary Award” from the National Association of Minority Contractors; and named as one of the 50 most influential women in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Magazine.

The ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW) was established to develop a family- centered treatment national curricula, web-based toolkit, and provides support for national training efforts through the ATTC Network. Click HERE for more information.

A national campaign to address the substance use treatment needs of adolescents.


Join us for the second webinar in the quarterly series on new approached in evidence-based prevention and treatment for youth:

Teen Smoking, Vaping & Dipping:
How Should Providers Respond?

Although teen cigarette smoking has dropped to historic lows, rates of electronic cigarette use is more than double that of regular cigarettes. The U.S. surgeon general has declared adolescent nicotine use a pediatric epidemic. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of current research on rates of nicotine and tobacco use with respect to age and race/ethnicity and the effects of nicotine on the adolescent brain. All cigarette smoking including, electronic cigarette use, or smokeless tobacco use have associated health risks. Participants will obtain an understanding of how nicotine use often accompanies other drug use and therefore, needs to be addressed as part of all substance use disorder treatments. Participants will be provided ideas for implementing effective evidence-based strategies for use with teens.

Presenter: Rosemarie Martin, PhD, Assistant Research Professor of Behavioral and Social Science, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, School of Public Health

Date:  Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Eastern (11am Central / 10am Mountain / 9am Pacific)



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Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit - Updated 2016

Equips health care providers, communities and local governments with material to develop practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Addresses issues for health care providers, first responders, treatment providers, and those recovering from opioid overdose. Updated in 2016.