MHTTC Areas of Focus

MHTTC areas of focus


MHTTCs provide technical assistance across mental health prevention, treatment, and recovery supports. In addition, each Center has an Area of Focus for which they serve as experts, develop national products, and host a webpage. Below, you may access their specific Area of Focus webpages in addition to their unique summary documents containing a collection of resources for each Area of Focus topic from Year 1-4 of our Network. Please click on the topics below to learn more about these areas and get resources.



New England MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Recovery-Oriented Practices, including Recovery Support Services, within the Context of Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care



Northeast & Caribbean MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Evidence-based practices for serious mental illness (SMI), including Illness Management & Recovery (IMR), Supported Housing, and Supported Employment and Supported Education



Central East MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Suicide prevention within the context of race, ethnicity, age and sexual orientation



Southeast MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Population-based approaches to managing SMI. Addressing mental health in public health initiatives



Great Lakes MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Process improvement for mental health care delivery systems (including change leader academies)



South Southwest MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Early childhood mental health



Mid America MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Integration of primary and mental health care



Mountain Plains MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Rural mental health



Pacific Southwest MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Youth and young adults of transitional age with or at risk for SMI (with a focus on outreach, engagement, intervention, and treatment approaches that ensure seamless care across adolescent and adult services)



Northwest MHTTC | Area of Focus Summary

Evidence-based practices for psychosis including CBT for psychosis and assertive community treatment (ACT)

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