|Serving the Field Since 1993
|Building on a rich history, the Addiction Technology
Transfer Center (ATTC) Network is dedicated to identifying
and advancing opportunities for improving addiction treatment.
Our vision is to unify science, education and services
to transform the lives of individuals and families affected
by alcohol and other drug addiction.
The Network undertakes a broad range of initiatives
that respond to emerging needs and issues in the treatment
field. The Network is funded by the Substance
Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to
upgrade the skills of existing practitioners and other
health professionals and to disseminate the latest
science to the treatment community. We expend those
resources to create a multitude of products and services
that are timely and relevant to the many disciplines
represented by the addiction treatment workforce.
the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto
Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Pacific Islands,
the ATTC Network operates as 14 individual Regional
a National Office. At the regional level, individual Centers
focus primarily on meeting the unique needs in their areas
while also supporting national initiatives. The National
Office leads the Network in implementing national initiatives
and concurrently supports and promotes individual regional
Together we take a unified approach in delivering cutting-edge
knowledge and skills that develop a powerful workforce .
. . a workforce that has the potential to transform individual
The ATTC Network focuses on six areas of emphasis for
improving addiction treatment and provides several
What is technology transfer?
The transmission of information for the purpose of achieving
behavior change (Backer, 1991).
The ATTC Network transmits the latest knowledge, skills
and attitudes of professional addiction treatment practice.
Our goal is to enhance clinical practice.
this link for more
info on technology transfer.