National Rural Institute

Update: February 3, 2016

The Registration and Scholarship application will open for NRI in mid- February! The link will become active at the time the form is opened. We will also be sending an email blast when the program is finalized and the form available.

Co-sponsored by:

  • National Rural Alcohol and Drug Abuse Network, Inc. (NRADAN)
  • Scaife Family Foundation
  • SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • SAMHSA: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
  • US Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • National Association of Drug Court Professionals
  • Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling
  • Cenpatico/Centene Corporation


Sunday, June 12, - Thursday, June 16, 2016

This unique rural alcohol and drug abuse conference provides participants the opportunity to personally interact with other rural alcohol and drug abuse professionals, federal agency representatives and nationally known institute faculty and resource individuals while accessing the latest in evidence-based practices for the improvement of rural services.

New for 2016!

You asked and we made it happen! The 2016 Institute will have both a 4 and 5-day schedule option to meet the needs of as many attendees as possible. The registration rates remain the same for both schedules. The CEU totals below reflect the Institute attendance only and does not include any additional CEU's that may be earned by attending a pre-conference session. The Institute registration fee is all inclusive (lodging, meals, instruction and scheduled activities) except where indicated. See the Program Schedule and Registration pages for more information.

Sunday-Wednesday schedule:
2.2 CEU's (22 hours)

Sunday-Thursday schedule:
2.5 CEU's (25 hours)

NRI Landscape

Resource from HRSA

HRSA/Office of Rural Health Policy Resources

Contact Information

Professional Education Programs
and Services

221 10th Avenue E
Menomonie, WI 54751

Phone: 715.232.2793
Fax: 715.232.3385