National Rural Institute on Alcohol, Drugs and Addictions: June 26-30, 2022

The annual Conference and Meeting of NRADAN, Inc
Training for Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Professionals

Institute Registration

The 2022 annual Institute "The Rural" is being planned as a hybrid event. We plan to get back to our regular location at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin. There will also be real-time and on-demand virtual options to accommodate those who may still be impacted by COVID-19 during summer 2022. Please note that vaccination and masking will be required for all in-person participants.

General Attendee - $575
Student Attendee - $325
Group Rate (2 or more from same organization) - $488.75
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Optional On-Campus Lodging available at $25 per night. More Lodging and Travel Info >>

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2022 Faculty and Keynotes

Learn more about our presenters and Institute faculty

2021 Faculty and Keynotes

2022 Session Information

Descriptions and Details for Tracks and Special Topic Sessions.

Session Information

Become an Exhibitor

Information about registering to Exhibit at the 2022 Institute.

Apply to Exhibit

Harold E. Hughes Awards of Excellence

Nominations Form Due: April 20, 2022

Nominate for an Award

Become a Donor or Sponsor

Information about how to donate to NRADAN or to sponsor the annual Institute.

Donate or Sponsor

Scholarship Information

Scholarship Application Due: May 1, 2022

Scholarship Information

Become a Presenter

Information and details for those interested in becoming a presenter.

Submit a Presentation Proposal

Travel and Lodging 

Information for those traveling to Menomonie and details about where to stay while you are here.

Travel Details

Registration and Policies

More detailed information about registration and policies for the 2022 Institute.

Registration Details

2022 Institute Sponsorships and Donors:

NRADAN, Inc. is now a NAADAC Approved Education Provider

What does this mean for you and attending the 2022 National Rural Institute?

Institute participants, regardless of whether in-person, virtual, or watching on-demand, are assured that CE Credits will be accepted by toward national credentialing by the NAADAC Certification Committee for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP).

Frequently Asked Questions

Will the 2022 Conference be virtual or in-person?

The 2022 Institute will be a hybrid event. There will be both in-person and virtual/online opportunities. The live aspects of the conference (in-person or remote participation) will be June 26-30, 2022. Following the close of the live event, recordings of all sessions will be posted and available for on-demand viewing for three months.

What COVID-19 protocols will be in place during the Institute?

At this time the planning committee has determined that all in-person participants will be required to be vaccinated. Proof of vaccination should be sent prior to the event to [email protected] and brought onsite to show during check-in. 
The committee is watching the status of COVID closely. At this time masking will be required at all times except when eating or drinking. Presenters may also be un-masked during their presentations, but are expected to remain masked otherwise.

Do you have scholarship assistance in order to attend?

Yes! We understand the financial constraints for so many rural service providers. We currently work with multiple sponsors and donors to provide financial relief from registration fees. A scholarship application, including a letter of support from your employer are required. More details can be found on the scholarship application page.

How many CEU's can I earn during the Institute? Are there any other types of credits available?

If an attendee participates in all standard Institute sessions and keynotes in real-time only, the 2022 Institute will provide 2.2 CEUs/22 instructional/contact hours. Additional hours may be earned for On-Demand viewing of recorded sessions. There will be over 80 instructional hours. While it may vary by agency, 1 CEU = 10 instructional/contact hours.

Can I submit a presentation proposal?

Proposals are both solicited and invited on an annual basis. If an open call is used, information will be posted here about how to submit materials for consideration.

What is your cancellation and substitution policy?

A $30 cancellation fee will be assessed for any cancelled orders through May 31. No refunds are available after May 31. Substitutions can occur at anytime up until the start of the event at no charge. Note that scholarship awards are not transferrable and do not apply for substitutions.

When does registration close? Can I register after the live event?

Online registration is open until Sept. 1, 2022. However, please register by June 20, 2022, to participate live in-person or remotely. Access to recorded sessions is only available to those who are fully registered, but you can choose to only utilize the on-demand viewing.