Resources & Policies

For Providers & the Public

· Trainings of interest to providers and others
· Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC)
· CTN (NIDA) Homepage
· NIDA DataShare
Data share site with CTN data sets in both SAS and plain text (ASCII). Researchers may use the CTN platform or data for seperate investigations.
· NIDA Common Data Elements (CDE) site
Provides standardized, core set of CDEs for used in clinical research.
· National ATTC Blending Initiative
  Information about and links to products developed by the NIDA & SAMHSA-ATTC Blending Initiative. See also NIDA's Blending Initiative site.
· National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
· National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
· NIDA's Easy-To-Read Drug Facts website
  Features information on drug abuse for adults with limited literacy skills. The site adheres to nationally known low literacy guidelines, including larger font, limited text, stories about “real people”  and use of videos. Two animated videos are featured explaining the science of addiction. Audio option available--users can click on an icon and the site will be read to them through an automated voice.
· National Treatment Center Study (NTCS), Univ. of Georgia
  NTSC studies and reports on role that membership in the CTN plays on the adoption and implementation of therapies and innovations produced in CTN research.
· NIDA/SAMHSA-ATTC Blending Initiative
Information about and links to products developed by the NIDA & SAMHSA-ATTC Blending Initiative. See also the NATTC's Blending Initiative site.
· More resources for providers on the Implementation page!

For CTN Members & Researchers

· Guidelines for Referencing NIDA & CTN in Written Materials
Brochure with sample text to use when referring to the CTN in both print and digital materials.
· Regional Dissemination Workshop Planning Toolkit
Guidance and sample documents for Nodes planning Regional Dissemination Workshops. Developed by the Research Utilization Committee.
· CTN Snowflake Graphics
Please use one of these graphics on all CTN-related posters and presentations! (per the Publications Committee.)
· CTN Policies & Procedures Guide (2016)
Complete policy guide for the CTN; includes procedures for publishing, dissemination, protocol management, etc.
· NIDA Data Share Policy
Additional details on the release and use of data from CTN studies.
· CTN Clinical Trials Reports Website
Find Trial Progress Reports (TPRs) for each of the studies in the CTN, plus additional resources to assist investigative teams in managing day-to-day study operations.
· CTN Meetings Website
· CTN Quality Assurance Materials
· Pre-implementation Timeline Calculator (.xls)
Enter target dates for your clinical trial and the calculator will recommend a timeline for each step in the process.
· CTN Web Seminar Series
Online seminars from the Clinical Coordinating Center and EMMES.
· Livelink
  File sharing resource for CTN members only.
· NIDA Clinical Trial Regulations, Policies, and Guidance
Not specific to the CTN; includes information on human subjects, clinical conduct, and bioethics.


· CTN Member Directory, 2012 [pdf]
· CTN Clinical Treatment Programs (CTPs) directory (NIDA web site)
· CTN Node directory (NIDA web site)
· CTN Protocol directory (NIDA web site)


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Supported by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute.
The materials on this site have neither been created nor reviewed by NIDA.
Updated 11/2017 --