Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network (PTTC)



Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Consists of a network of 10 regional resource centers, a central coordinating office, a National Hispanic and Latino PTTC, and a National American Indian and Alaska Native PTTC that work to support effective substance use prevention interventions. Develops and disseminates education, training, resources, and information to raise awareness and promote the implementation of evidence-based prevention practices. Facilitates the adoption of new technology by individuals and organizations working in the field of substance use prevention. PTTC focus areas include community coalitions and collaborators; health equity and inclusion; data-informed decisions; implementation science; cannabis prevention; and workforce development.

What This Program Offers

PTTC services include:

  • Technical assistance to organizations and states
  • Free online courses and low-cost continuing education for behavioral health workforce
  • Network support for in-person and virtual Support for Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) curriculum for entry-level practitioners
  • Access to a searchable products and resources catalog covering a variety of topics including rural and remote settings, opioids, Native Americans, naloxone use, overdose prevention, and more
  • Webinars, toolkits, podcast series, and other resources on prevention issues and interventions

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

Organizations, health systems, practitioners, and students working in the area of substance use prevention are eligible for assistance.

Geographic Coverage



Contact your regional PTTC center for more information about PTTC services, products, and resources.

Topics This Program Addresses

American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians • Harm Reduction • Healthcare Workforce • Naloxone • Opioids • Overdose Prevention • Prevention • Substance Use Disorder • Teleservices and Technology