We are Florida's school for professionals working in the field of substance use and other behavioral health disorders. For 33 years FSAS has offered in-depth practical training, unique classroom experiences, and networking with other professionals around the state and region.

FSAS offers an annual four-day school in Tampa, and regional trainings in other locations throughout the state, including Tallahassee and Jacksonville.

Our mission is to provide high-quality, low-cost training, with a focus on the staff providing direct services to people with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.


2014 Annual School

The 33rd Annual Florida School of Addictions Studies happens in October!! The same amazing spirit continues

...but way cooler!


Check out What's New!
  • Scholarships

    If you're on the front lines providing direct services, we want to help you attend FSAS this year. Apply for a scholarship to the 2014 Annual School!
  • Take the Florida-Specific CAP test online at FSAS!

    FSAS and Springfield College are pleased to work with the Florida Certification Board to bring you the opportunity to take the Florida-specific CAP te...
  • Get your required courses your way at FSAS!

    This year, FSAS offers Domestic Violence, Ethics and Boundaries, and Medical Errors on Sunday, October 5th. Take all three, or order 'a la carte' and...
  • New Course for 2014 on Hoarding!!

    We've become more aware of this disorder, thanks to shows like "Hoarders." But do we know when collecting becomes hoarding. And do we know how to help...
  • The Spirit Continues - just way cooler now...

    This year, the Florida School of Addictions Studies happens October 5th through the 9th. Here's why....
  • The Hidden Wounds of War

    PTSD is easy to deny but hard to live with. Veterans with PTSD are at higher risk of sleep disorders, physical health problems, divorce and isolation,...
  • Merrill Norton returns to the Florida School of Addictions!

    Join this exciting opportunity to learn from a nationally-recognized and popular speaker! Merrill Norton is one of our favorite instructors at FSAS, ...
  • Recovery Coach Academy

    Who Should Attend Recovery Coach Academy? Anyone in the recovery field or persons who want to learn innovative approaches to working or volunteerin...
Links to upcoming classes and other training:

Annual School provides a list of courses planned for our annual school in Tampa, October 5th-9th, 2014. This guide provides an overview of our 5-day schedule and how you might plan your CEU curriculum with individual courses, workshops, full-tracks and mini-tracks.**

Scholarship information tells you how to apply for assistance to attend the annual school.

Locations, Directions, and Hotels gives the 4-1-1 on where to find us and our affiliated hotel.

About FSAS shares the backstory on the School and how the Spirit started!

Get Involved is where to find out how to become an instructor, scholarship donor, or exhibitor.

Board of Directors links you to the people behind the 2014 school.

Register Online is your quick link to signing up for classes!

**Classes listed are subject to change. All of the proposed training is tentative and subject to trainer availability and sufficient enrollments for each scheduled event.