New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire


There are several opportunities for training and conference scholarships.

NHADACA facilitates several Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (BDAS) scholarships as well as its own scholarship opportunities.

NHADACA provides two member scholarships to regional/national conferences in addition to

Train It Forward Scholarships and Clinician Scholarships to our NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders events.

Train It Forward Scholarship

NHADACA’s goal is to offer affordable professional development and training opportunities; however, sometimes hardships leave substance use professionals making tough financial choices – and signing up for a training can feel like a luxury one cannot afford.  Although we keep our training rates low, scholarships can truly make a difference.  Our unique Train It Forward scholarship program provides the option of attending any NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders event through generous donations. Donations can be made on our Donations Page

Scholarships will be awarded through an application process and as funds are available. Persons who receive a scholarship would not be eligible again for a minimum of 6-12 months.


Clinician Scholarship

Due to generous grants from the Bank of NH and the Dobles Foundation, scholarships are available for clinicians seeking additional information about working with clients with substance use and co-occurring disorders. Scholarships may be applied to NHADACA events and trainings for as long as funds are available.  Eligibility criteria: applicant must be working toward LADC or MLADC credentials. Priority will be given to LICSW/LCMHC/LMFT applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and have not received a NHADACA scholarship within the past year. For consideration, please submit completed application to the contact information on the form. 


Annual NAADAC Conference Scholarship

Receive airfare, lodging and registration to the Annual NAADAC Conference. This conference is held in a different state each year. Eligibility requirements: current NHADACA member (current LADC/MLADC licensure is not required). Representatives on NHADACA Board of Directors within the past 5 years are not eligible. In 2019 to be held in Orlando, Florida, this national conference occurs in a different state each year. The scholarship includes registration and travel expenses (such as airfare, standard baggage fees, lodging, mileage, tolls and parking). Scholarship does not include food/meals. Acceptance of this scholarship includes agreement to attend a portion of the NAADAC Board Meeting and to speak about the overall conference experience at the NHADACA Annual Meeting on November 15, 2019. Applicant must submit a completed application form by the application deadline. Scholarship recipients are chosen by the NHADACA Board. Award recipient will be notified via email.

This year's 2019 scholarship recipient has been chosen. Stay tuned for 2020 conference dates!


State Opioid Response Scholarship - Coming Soon

State Opioid Response (SOR) registration scholarships are awarded based on need and availability. Applying and/or receiving this scholarship does not preclude you from receiving any other scholarships. You may apply to attend multiple trainings funded by the State Opioid Response Grant (SOR). Please notify us in writing if you can no longer accept a scholarship award. You will be notified by email if you are awarded a scholarship within 5 business days of application. Scholarships cannot be transferred to another individual or event, and can only be applied as awarded.

State Opioid Response scholarship applications should be faxed (603-589-1191) or emailed to

AdCare Educational Institute programs have a variety of scholarship options

supported by the Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services and NHADACA.


New England School of Addiction
and Prevention Studies

June 3 - 6, 2019
Worcester, MA

Stay tuned for dates for 2020


New England School of
Best Practices

August 19 - 22, 2019
Waterville Valley, NH

Stay tuned for dates for 2020


New England School of
Best Practices

August 19 - 22, 2019
Waterville Valley, NH

Stay tuned for dates for 2020

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