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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 26-29, 2021  |  PAST: July 27-31, 2020

  • 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 2021 Winter School in a virtual format.

Registration opens December 1st.  Scholarship application period opens November 1st.   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.

  • Due to Covid, the Winter School Scholarship application period will begin November 1st.
  • 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