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Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center

region 8

The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) provides comprehensive training, resources, and technical assistance to individuals who serve persons with mental illness in the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Region 8. The Mountain Plains MHTTC team develops free trainings, resources, and curriculum that are disseminated and easily accessible across the region and the MHTTC network.

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Our Goals

  • Accelerate the adoption and implementation of mental health related evidence-based practice in HHS Region 8.
  • Heighten the awareness, knowledge, and skills of the HHS Region 8 workforce that addresses the needs of individuals living with mental illness.
  • Foster regional and national alliances among culturally diverse practitioners, researchers, policy makers, family members, and consumers of mental health services.
  • Ensure the availability and delivery of publicly available, free of charge, training and technical assistance to the mental health field, including Center for Mental Health Services grant recipients in HHS Region 8.

Who Is Involved

The Mountain Plains MHTTC includes faculty from the University of North Dakota (UND), program staff from the Behavioral Health Program at the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE), and staff at the Center for the Application for Substance Abuse Treatment (CASAT) at the University of Nevada-Reno.


This work is supported by grant H79SM081726 from the Department of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.