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Introducing the ITTC Network

Introducing the ITTC Network

New Acting Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use - CAPT (USPHS) Meena Vythilingam

CAPT (USPHS) Meena Vythilingam will begin serving as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use. She brings with her a wealth of clinical, research, policy and programmatic knowledge and experience garnered from years of leadership in the mental health field and her most recent role as the inaugural Director of the HHS Center for Health Innovation and Senior Advisor for Mental Health and Opioids in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

2021 Needs Assessment Survey - Now Open!

The Mountain Plains Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) is asking for less than ten minutes of your time to complete a short needs assessment survey to help us develop prevention services and products for HHS Region 8. 


The survey can be accessed by clicking the following link. Please also consider sharing this survey with others practicing prevention in HHS Region 8 (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming). The survey will be available until January 29, 2021. 


2021 Needs Assessment Survey Link


SAMHSA's Prevention Day February 1 Event

Mark your calendar to attend the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)’s 17th Annual Prevention Day.  This exciting one-day event will convene on Monday, February 1, in conjunction with Forum. 

Working Well Series with Renowned Speaker Sarri Gilman, LMFT

These times have been crushing for those on the front lines of health care, mental health services, social work, and human services. The pandemic has brought a swell of needs while other significant traumatic needs continue to require attention.

That’s why The South Southwest Mental Health Technology Training Center (MHTTC) is hosting Working Well: A Series of Workshops with Sarri Gilman, LMFT.

School Mental Health Professionals Series Open to New Participants

School Mental Health Professionals Series Open to New Participants

January 12, 2021 - The School Mental Health Professionals learning series began in May 2020 to address the pressing needs of mental health professionals as the education system transitioned, and continues to adapt, to new remote learning challenges. Attendees from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Region 8 (ND, SD, MT, UT, WY, and CO) met twice a month from May to June and again from October to December 2020.


Announcing the New England PTTC Fellowship Program

The New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center Fellowship program is an opportunity for professionals who have been in the field of prevention for 5 or more years to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team to develop an innovative piece of research and accompanying tool for the benefit of the workforce at large.

Why Use Community of Practice Models?

Why Use Community of Practice Models? A Review of Strengthening Family Coping Resources During COVID-19