NTC has a full-time faculty with many years of experience in state substance abuse planning, epidemiology, treatment and prevention services, and a staff of associates and consultants with special expertise in areas important to our mission.

NTC provides expertise and services to the states necessary to achieve the following objectives:

In carrying out these objectives, NTC researches information on substance abuse needs and demand assessment in order to provide training and technical information to states conducting needs assessment field studies and other planning efforts. NTC publishes technical monographs, bulletins and research papers, and has staff available by telephone for technical assistance. The staff members assist states with the design of their family of studies, review individual study protocols, assist with technical issues when studies are underway, and evaluate the studies' results and impact. NTC staff may also collaborate with states on special studies and help coordinate regional studies and assistance between the states.

General NTC activities include:

Contact Information:

955 Massachusetts Avenue
5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
Telephone: (617) 864-9115
Fax: (617) 864-2658