American Society of Addiction Medicine
The Voice of Addiction Medicine
Members can cast their vote online for the new President-Elect, Vice-
President, Secretary, and Treasurer and six Directors-at-Large from October 1 through November 3.
The conference has been re-named (formerly Med-Sci) to reflect exciting new changes for a more interactive, casual and fun learning environment.
The go-to textbook in the specialty field of addiction medicine. Fifth Edition (Order Today).
September marks the 25th annual observance of National Recovery Month.
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry...
On August 22nd, the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) formally rescheduled hydrocodone combination products (HCPs), moving them from Schedule III to Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act.
ASAM’s statement was revised in response to increased public awareness concerning the use of naloxone and outlines how the immediate availability and use of naloxone can prevent needless overdose deaths.
ASAM strongly objects to federally legalizing marijuana use, opposing The New York Times' lead editorial, "Repeal Prohibition, Again,"
April 23, 2015 - A practical, interactive case-based course for primary care physicians to help recognize, treat and refer patients at risk for or with substance use disorders (SUD).
April 23, 2015 - Will use clinical cases to demonstrate evidence-based methods of pain management that involve minimal or no use of prescription opioids.
Online SBIRT Training is a 4-hour course that covers all SBIRT skills and provides an opportunity to practice skills via simulated cases. Provided in partnership with Clinical Tools, Inc.
Our nationwide directory of addiction medicine professionals.
Worldwide, tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year.
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