Charlotte Carlton, EDC training and technical assistance associate, is a behavioral health expert specializing in substance misuse and suicide prevention. She brings over 30 years of experience leading and implementing programs at the community, state, regional, and national levels. An exceptionally skilled trainer and speaker, she has conducted seminars and lectures throughout the United States, Caribbean, and England.

Carlton provides her behavioral health expertise to multiple initiatives. Currently, she advances the efforts of several teams that focus on supporting substance misuse prevention professionals. These include the Strategic Prevention Technical Assistance Center and Region 1 and Region 2 Prevention Technology Transfer Centers.

Previously, Carlton served as the director of the Southeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies and as a senior program director for the Pacific Institute of Research and Evaluation. She is the co-recipient of the 2002 Science to Practice award presented by the Society for Prevention Research and the 2001 Award of Excellence for outstanding contributions to the prevention field from the National Prevention Network.

Carlton holds an MA and BA in English from Mississippi College.