The Center for Research in Alcohol and Drugs (CPAD) is located in the Hospital de Clínicas of Porto Alegre (HCPA) and is linked to the Department of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).

Rua Professor Álvaro Alvim, 400;
CEP 90420-020;
Cidade: Porto Alegre;
UF: Rio Grande do Sul

51- 33596472

Monday to Friday  8 am to 5 pm hours


To develop ethical and self-sustained research projects funded by institutions outside the Department of...


CPAD – the Center for Drug and Alcohol Research  - is located in the Hospital de Clinicas of Porto Alegre and is linked with the Department of Psychiatry...


 CPAD Members



In parallel with CPAD, the Collaborating Center on Alcohol and Other Drugs HCPA / SENAD was created in 2010, being the first in the country...


Research Lines

Currently the Center's research lines are divided into 3 axes ...

Traffic, Alcohol and Drugs (NEPTA)

NEPTA was created in 2009 as a specific core of CPAD for ...


The Center for Clinical-Biological Research (NCB) was created together with the new


Master professional

The CPAD offers the Professional Master in Prevention and Assistance to Users of Alcohol and other Drugs, of interdisciplinary nature ...

Master and PhD Degrees

In the ambit of the CPAD, master and doctoral projects are developed academic mainly anchored in the Graduate Program ...



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51- 33596472


Rua Professor Alvaro Alvim, 400 - Porto Alegre - RS