The Addiction Studies Institute

The largest midwest conference of its kind providing an array of dynamic educational sessions for the chemical dependency counselor, social worker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, prevention specialist, nurse, psychologist, physician, other healthcare specialists, criminal justice professional, clergy, and educator.




Earn continuing education units and/or academic credit.

In addition to general sessions, participants can select from more than 55 concurrent sessions. These sessions range from entry-level to advanced in scope.

A variety of companies, suppliers, agencies, and treatment programs will be represented inside of the exhibit area.

2016 Keynote Speakers

David Mee-Lee, MD

David Mee-Lee, MD, is Senior Vice President for The Change Companies®. He is a board-certified psychiatrist, and is certified by... » READ MORE

Harry L. Haroutunian, MD

Harry L. Haroutunian MD, known by all his patients as “Dr. Harry,” is an internationally known speaker on the topics of addictive... » READ MORE

Graeme Moffat, PhD
Graeme Moffat, PhD

Graeme leads neuroscience research and health and wellness applications for Muse. He has over a decade of research experience in... » READ MORE

– Past Institute Attendee

  • ASI means becoming better educated and staying up on current information to help make a better life for the residents I work with.
  • As a new staff member in the addictions field ASI means gathering new information and networking.
  • This is my third consecutive ASI and my life has changed so much since attending the Institute.
  • Very high quality sessions and presenters.
  • ASI is a great conference. Informative and thought provoking.
  • ASI provided me better direction in pursuing additional knowledge in the field of addiction.
  • This is the best conference I have attended in ten years.
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