Pacific Southwest Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (Pacific Southwest ROTA-R)



Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Serves as a Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (ROTA-R) in the Pacific Southwest region of the U.S. Shares training opportunities, shares information, and offers technical assistance to help rural communities address opioid and stimulant use throughout Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and the Pacific jurisdictions.

What This Program Offers

Pacific Southwest ROTA-R can provide:

  • Training and technical assistance
  • Webinars
  • Evidenced-based and promising practices on prevention, treatment, recovery, and harm reduction for opioids, stimulants, and other substance use disorders (SUDs)

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

American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada


There is no application process to receive assistance.

To request technical assistance complete the online request form.

For additional questions or information:

Topics This Program Addresses

Opioids • Substance Use Disorder