Dr. Janis Nutt
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Physical Address:
Mental Health Center
521 N. Brightleaf Blvd.
Smithfield, NC 27577
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 411
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 989-5500 / 888-815-8934
Fax: 919-989-5532
For Deaf: 919-989-5540
Training Resources


There are a number of private and public organizations that offer training in the areas of mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse.  Please see the links below to websites that offer information and/or training.

If there are specific training needs that your agency has identified and need assistance to locate appropriate resources, please contact us.


General Topics:

North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC):

North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services:

Developmental Disabilities Training Institute (DDTI):

NC Council of Community Programs:

National Mental Health Information Center (SAMHSA):

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH):


Evidenced Based Practices and Practice Guidelines :

North Carolina Evidenced Based Practices Center (NCEBP)

North Carolina Practice Improvement Collaborative:

National Guideline Clearinghouse:

National Registry of Evidence Based Programs:

National Institute on Drug Abuse:

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Practice Parameters:

American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines:

American Psychological Association: 

Ohio Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Coordinating Center of Excellence:

ATTC network online training:


Cultural Competency:

The following websites offer information, guidelines, training or training tools to assist in development of culturally competent services:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care:

Physician Toolkit and Curriculum:  Resources to Implement Cross-Cultural Clinical Practice Guidelines for Medicaid Practitioners:

Culture, Race and Ethnicity:  A Supplement to Mental Health:  A Report of the Surgeon General:

The Provider’s Guide to Quality and Culture:

The National Center for Cultural Competence:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration Cultural Competence Resources for Health Care Providers:

Minority Health Concerns:  Cultural Competency Resources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health Cultural Competency:

National Technical Assistance Center Cultural Diversity Series:  Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Persons who are Deaf:

The Rehabilitation Provider’s Guide to Cultures of the Foreign-Born—provides specific information on cultural perspectives of foreign-born persons in the U.S., especially recent immigrants. The monographs contain specific information about culture that rehabilitation service providers can use to more effectively meet the needs of foreign-born recipients of rehabilitation services.

Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools Publications for and by Peace Corp volunteers:

Refugee Health ~ Immigrant Health Covers issues in refugee and immigrant health and includes general background information on numerous incoming populations

Ethno Med—information re cultural beliefs and other related issues pertinent to health care of recent immigrants: