1. Join Us!

    On Monday, October 5th, ASAM will host its 10th Annual Legislative Day on Capitol Hill. Sign up today!
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  2. UNITE Rally

    Join this transformative event along with ASAM. It will ignite and build a movement to address one of the most pressing health issues of our time!
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  3. Distinguished Fellow

    Apply from September 15 - December 15 to become an ASAM Distinguished Fellow!

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  4. Update Your Member Profile!

    ASAM's New Fellow membership category will give recognition to certified addiction specialists.
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  5. The ASAM 47th Annual Conference

    Submit your abstract for the 2016 Annual Conference now. Deadline is October 2!

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  6. National Recovery Month

    Increase awareness and celebrate success of those in recovery.

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  • 9/29/2015

    2016 Ruth Fox Scholarship Open to Applicants

    The Ruth Fox scholarship program was started to encourage emerging physicians-in-training to pursue the addiction medicine field. It is important for ASAM to provide the education for these new physicians to identify and treat patients with addictive disorders because many medical schools do not include addiction medicine coursework or rotations.

  • 9/25/2015

    ASAM Issues New Policy Statement on Marijuana, Cannabinoids and Legalization

    The new policy statement addresses the broad public health and safety aspects of current efforts to legalize marijuana use.

  • 9/24/2015

    National Practice Guideline and Associated Products at Press Conference and Stakeholder Summit

    ASAM convened stakeholders, including several medical societies, eight federal agencies, patient and payers organizations at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, for a press conference and stakeholder summit to announce and accelerate the adoption of its newly released National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use (National Practice Guideline) and associated products.

  • 9/19/2015

    HHS Announces Planned Changes to Buprenorphine Prescribing Regulations

  • 9/14/2015

    ONDCP Online Event Focuses on Youth in Recovery

    On September 17, 2015 from 7:00-8:00PM ET, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will host an online event at the White House in celebration of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (Recovery Month) with a special focus on youth in recovery. You are encouraged to host a viewing party of your friends, family, and stakeholders. With your help, this event will be a significant occasion to celebrate and inspire millions of young persons in recovery, and raise awareness about critical resources and commitments needed to help other young people in their journeys.