Addiction Technology Transfer
Linking research and practice
IRETA is the home of the National SBIRT ATTC in the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network.
Established in 1993 by SAMHSA, the ATTC Network is comprised of 10 Regional Centers, three national focus area centers, and a National Office which serve the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands of Guam, American Samoa, Palau, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and the Mariana Islands.
As a nationwide, multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the addictions treatment and recovery 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 addictions treatment and recovery services, and
• Change practice by incorporating these new skills into everyday use for the purpose of improving addictions treatment and recovery outcomes.
The National SBIRT ATTC serves the entire United States, providing policymakers, providers, consumers and other stakeholders with state-of-the art information through training, as well as research translation and technology transfer activities. As a National SBIRT ATTC, IRETA use a technology transfer model of change as its guide.