About The Central East PTTC


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To strengthen the capacity of the workforce to deliver evidence-based prevention strategies and facilitate opportunities for preventionists to pursue new collaboration opportunities, which include developing prevention partnerships and alliances




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Engaging and Collaborating with Primary Care Providers for Substance Use Prevention

The PTTC will use proven technology transfer strategies and practices to promote the adoption and implementation of evidence-based prevention strategies.

Methods will include: a) skill-based training, b) targeted and intensive technical assistance, c) learning collaboratives, and d) online courses, toolkits, virtual meetings and technology-driven models (e.g., Project ECHO) to engage providers and coalitions.







What We Do

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The Central East PTTC (HHS Region 3) includes DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, and WV.

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       Central East PTTC Directors                     Contact Information

Oscar Morgan 

Oscar Morgan, MHSA
Executive Director
[email protected]
(240) 645-1145, ext. 2011

              Deborah Nixon-Hughes 

Deborah Nixon Hughes, LCSW-C
Project Director
[email protected]
(240) 645-1145, ext. 2009


The Danya Institute, Inc.
8737 Colesville Road, Suite L-203
Silver Spring, MD 20910

(240) 645-1145

[email protected]

Staff Directory
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Partner Organizations

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Carnevale Associates, LLC

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Chase Brexton Healthcare
LGBT Health Resource Center

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University of Maryland
School of Public Health
Office of Planning and Evaluation

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