NCTIC offers technical assistance in person, and through virtual learning networks, technical assistance materials, and links to federally supported resources.
Publicly funded systems and organizations can request technical assistance; however, NCTIC does not provide direct assistance regarding treatment of trauma. Technical assistance and other products developed and/or supported by NCTIC include the following:
- Essential Components of Trauma-informed Judicial Practice: A Guide for Judges in Treatment Courts, and Trauma 101: What Every Judge Needs to Know about Trauma – 2013 (PDF | 1.7 MB)
- Engaging Women in Trauma-Informed Peer Support: A Guidebook
- Changing Communities, Changing Lives, NCTIC 2012 Report (PDF | 4.6 MB)
- Creating A Place of Healing and Forgiveness: The Trauma-Informed Care initiative at the Women’s Correctional Center of Hawaii – 2013 (PDF | 1 MB)
To learn more about NCTIC’s TA materials, curricula, or virtual learning network, contact NCTIC at:
NCTIC also provides hotlines and referral resources for informational purposes only below. SAMHSA and NCTIC do not expressly endorse any of the listed resources.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233) and 800-787-3224 (TTY)
The mission of the National Domestic Violence Hotline is to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information, and referrals for individuals experiencing domestic violence. The hotline is available 24 hours a day, and assistance is offered in numerous languages.
National Sexual Assault Hotline
This hotline is operated by the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), which also carries out programs to help prevent sexual assault, assist victims, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The mission of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation. The group also provides assistance with finding missing children, and assists victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them 24 hours a day.
National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center for Victims of Crime provides information, education, and referrals to local resources across the country. The hotline is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm and is offered in numerous languages.
National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)
NOVA's mission is to promote rights and services for victims of crime and crisis. The hotline provides information and referrals and is available 24 hours a day.
Homelessness Programs and Resources
Learn how SAMHSA programs and resources support preventing and ending homelessness among people with mental and/or substance use disorders.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
This suicide prevention service is available to anyone in suicidal crisis and is available 24 hours a day.
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
866-331-9474 and 866-331-8453 (TTY)
This hotline was created to help teens ages 13-18 that experience dating abuse and is available 24 hours a day.
SAMHSA's National Store
1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727); 1-800-487-4889 (TTY)
The store is a one-stop resource for information about preventing and treating alcohol and substance use disorders.
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
800-662-HELP (4357); 800-487-4889 (TTY)
A searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs that shows the location of facilities across the country that treat alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and drug abuse problems.