ATTUD is an organization of providers dedicated to the promotion of and increased access to evidence-based tobacco treatment for the tobacco user.






National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice. ATTUD endorses this new national certificate, which was created in collaboration with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP). For more information, visit the NAADAC website. Many of your questions may be answered by the details included on the application form.


The NCTTP was created to standardize and unify tobacco competencies, knowledge, and skills on a national level and provides national, unified recognition of professionals who obtain this prestigious certificate. By obtaining the NCTTP, tobacco treatment professionals are demonstrating to employers, third-party payers, and clients their advanced education in evidence-based tobacco competencies, skills, and practice.

To apply for the certificate, candidates must provide evidence of specific education and experience, including successful completion of a An Accredited Tobacco Treatment Training Program and hours of tobacco treatment practice experience following completion of the training. In addition, candidates must be tobacco-free for a minimum of six months and must agree to adhere to the Tobacco Treatment Provider Code of Ethics. A full list of specific eligibility and application requirements can be found on the NCTTP web page