Copyright and Permissions

Copyright and Permissions


Copyright © 2013 American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Permission Requests

ASAM grants permission to use quotes, graphs, illustrations, articles and material from its books, journals, and other media. Unless otherwise indicated, all ASAM media published on this website, in its books, in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, or other ASAM published material is protected by copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or in part by persons, organizations, or corporations other than ASAM and its affiliates without written permission.

For general guidelines and the process for requesting permission please read ASAM's Permission Request Protocol.

  • Permission requests regarding the Journal of Addiction Medicine; Principles of Addiction Medicine; Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials; and The ASAM PPC Supplement for Alcohol Use Disorders should be addressed to the publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • All other ASAM permission request must follow ASAM's Permission Request Protocol and be submitted individually by email, post or fax.
    • Email:, with subject heading Permission Request
    • Mail:

           ATTN Publications Manager
           4601 N. Park Avenue, Upper Arcade #101
           Chevy Chase, MD 20815
           Fax: 301.656.3920

  • Note: Requests will be processed within 15 business days. Please note in your request if you are working with a specific deadline and ASAM will work to meet your needs. Failure to supply ASAM with any required documentation will cause the request to be delayed or rejected.