About Us

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The Great Lakes Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) is housed at the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

We are part of a national network, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which includes a Network Coordinating Office, 10 Regional MHTTC Centers, a National American Indian/Alaska Native MHTTC, and a National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC.

Our collaborative network supports the mental health field in Health and Human Services Region 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, & WI) with: 

  • Training and technical assistance
  • Resource development and dissemination 
  • Workforce development 


Our goals

  • Accelerate the adoption and implementation of evidence-based practices.
  • Heighten the awareness, knowledge, and skills of the workforce.10/28
  • Develop strategies for delivering culturally-informed care with diverse practitioners, researchers, policymakers, family members, and consumers of mental health services. 
  • Increase access to high-quality, free-of-charge training and technical assistance for the mental health field.


Who We Are

Faculty and staff from the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison lead this effort, in collaboration with the Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC). 

See our staff directory for more information

Our State Liaisons 

Great Lakes MHTTC state liaisons coordinate and facilitate local training and technical assistance requestsOur state liaisons include:

Illinois: Illinois Association for Behavioral Health

Indiana: ASPIN 
Contact: Kathy Cook

Michigan: Community Mental Health Association of Michigan
Contact: Chris Ward

Minnesota: TBA 

Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities
Contact: Courtney Ebersole

Wisconsin Association of Family and Children's Agencies
Contact: Emily Coddington 


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Page updated: 11/3/2020