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Since 1978, the North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies (NCFADS) has been providing excellence in addiction training since it was chartered as a private non-profit.

NCFADS Winter & Summer Schools have educated over 20,000 participants in its long and illustrious history. NCFADS continues to bring in talented faculty from across the country to provide state of the art training at the annual Winter and Summer Schools.

NCFADS Summer Schools

SAVE-THE-DATE: July 27-31, 2020*  |  PAST: August 5-9, 2019

Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the NC Foundation for Alcohol & Drug Studies will be hosting a 2020 Virtual Summer School via Interactive Zoom Video Sessions. Thanks to our extremely generous sponsors, there will be NO FEE for attending the virtual summer school, and participants may earn up to 7.5 hours of credit.

Additional Future Summer School “SAVE-THE-DATES:”

  • July 26, 2021 – July 30, 2021
  • July 25, 2022 – July 29, 2022
  • July 24, 2023 – July 28, 2023

NCFADS Winter Schools

UPCOMING: February 21-24, 2021   |   PAST: February 16-19, 2020

The NC Foundation for Alcohol & Drug Studies will be hosting the 2020 Winter School at the Embassy Suites in Greensboro, NC.

Registration opens November 1st.  Scholarship application period open October 1-31st. |  Click Here to Apply

Additional Winter School “SAVE-THE-DATES:”

  • February 20, 2022 – February 23, 2022
  • February 19, 2023 – February 22, 2023
Online Registration for Winter School 2020
Opens November 1st.


Learn More About Scholarship Opportunities 
As part of our commitment to the professionals serving substance use populations, NCFADS is committed to awarding scholarships for each Winter and Summer School.

  • Winter School Scholarship application period is October 1st – October 31st.
  • Summer School scholarship application period is April 1st – April 30th.

Click here to learn more about the scholarship application process.

Don’t Miss Out on Scholarships!

Contact Us to Submit a Topic Proposal for a Future NCFADS Winter and/or Summer School