Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center (NeC-ROTAC)



Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Serves as a Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (ROTA-R) providing training and technical assistance to address opioids, stimulants, and other substances impacting rural communities in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

What This Program Offers

NeC-ROTAC can provide:

  • Training and technical assistance
  • Evidenced-based behavioral therapies for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment
  • Webinars
  • Information for healthcare providers on wellness, compassion fatigue, and self-care

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

Eligible participants are healthcare providers, local community leaders, and organizations addressing or seeking to address SUD in their communities.

Geographic Coverage

Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, New Jersey, New York


There is no application process to receive assistance. To request assistance visit the program website for contact information.

Topics This Program Addresses

Opioids • Overdose Prevention • Substance Use Disorder